Gardaí have seized approximately €72,500 worth of Cocaine and over €10,200 in cash, following a search operation in Galway yesterday.

Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit searched a house in the Headford Road area of Galway city as part of Operation Tara.

During the course of this search €9,500 cocaine and €10,265 cash was seized.

A woman in her 30s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at the North Western Regional HQ.

A second search was conducted at a residence in Menlo, Galway City, where cocaine worth €63,000 was recovered.

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were arrested in relation to this seizure.

They are detained at North Western Regional HQ under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking Act) 1996.

The drugs and cash seized will be sent for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.


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