Two Men Detained After Drugs Find

Two men are being held in custody following a drugs raid in south County Dublin.

It is understood the haul, which included heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, and cannabis has an estimated street value of 6 million euro.

Gardaí from the Dundrum Divisional Drugs Unit uncovered the drugs at around 6:30pm on Thursday evening after they raided a yard and sheds in Cornelscourt.

Around 14kg of cocaine, 19kg of heroin, 30,000 ecstasy tablets and 6kg of cannabis was discovered.

Two males, aged 26 and 27 were arrested in a car at the scene and are currently being questioned at Blackrock Garda Station.


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