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Man charged after €500,000 Dublin heroin find

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Image caption The drugs were seized during a search of a house in Crumlin

A 27-year-old man has been charged in connection with the seizure of €500,000 worth of heroin in Dublin on Monday.

Gardaí (Irish police) supported by the Regional Armed Support Unit carried out a planned search on a house in the Crumlin area at about 19:00 local time.

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Image caption Other items including bagging equipment, weighing scales, documents and mobile phones were also seized

The man is due in court on Wednesday morning.