Two men in their 60s have been arrested following the seizure of drugs worth €1.2 million.

The drugs, cannabis and cocaine, were seized after a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane, Co Meath last Saturday.

The men were arrested today following further searches and investigations by gardaí.

They are being held at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

The operation was carried out by gardaí from the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force as well as Revenue Customs officers.