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Clondalkin, Dublin: Irish police seize heroin worth €420,000

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Image caption The drug seizure was a part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in the Dublin area

Police have seized heroin worth an estimated €420,000 (£310,245), during a stop and search of a vehicle in Clondalkin, Dublin in the Republic of Ireland.

The seizure is a part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation by the Garda Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

The search took place just after 16:30 GMT.

A 35-year-old man was arrested at the scene and is being detained at Lucan Police station.