Northern Ireland

Dublin police seize 500,000 euro of drugs

Police in the republic have seized a large quantity of cannabis plants and arrested three men following a search operation in Dublin.

Gardai carried out a search of a commercial premises in the Drumcondra area of Dublin on Saturday.

About 1,000 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of 500,000 euro (£429,000) were seized.

Two of the men who were arrested are said to be in their 30s, the other is in his 20s.