A 55-year-old woman is due to appear in Blanchardstown District Court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the discovery of heroin with an estimated street value of €150,000.

The heroin was discovered as part of a search of a house in Ballyfermot yesterday.

Following the discovery a woman was arrested at the scene and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.

She will appear in Blanchardstown District Court at 10.30am tomorrow morning.