Cannabis worth 5.1m euros seized in Ballymun, Dublin

Cannabis with an estimated street value of more than five million euros has been seized by police in Dublin.

The drugs were seized in the Ballymun area in the north of the capital on Friday evening.

The seizure was part of an investigation by the Garda National Drugs Unit into an organised criminal gang.

Five people were arrested during the operation. Two of them, a man and a woman, have been released.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.