Northern Ireland

Drug arrests after cannabis seized in Rosslare and Oldcastle

Irish police have arrested two men in their 20s with addresses in Northern Ireland after 60 kg of cannabis was found in Rosslare in County Wexford.

The drugs were discovered concealed in a consignment of tiles on a Northern Ireland registered trailer on a ferry from Cherbourg.

Police said it had a street value of 1.2m euros (£1.04m).

A further 120 kilos of cannabis worth 2.4m euros (£2.08m) was seized on Saturday in County Meath.

Two men were arrested during that Garda operation in Oldcastle.

Meanwhile, a man is due to appear in court in the Republic on Sunday after heroin valued at 1.54m euros (£1.33m) was discovered at Rosslare Europort on Friday.

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