Gardaí have seized drugs worth an estimated €1.5m after searching a vehicle in Dublin today.

As part of an intelligence-led operation, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped and searched a vehicle in west Dublin this afternoon.

Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €1.5m was seized and a 66-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

He is currently being questioned at Lucan Garda Station.