Herbal cannabis worth an estimated €1.96m has been seized in west Dublin.

98kgs of the drug was discovered by Customs officers in two crates during a search operation at an industrial unit in Clondalkin today.

The search was part of an operation targeting organised crime gangs.

Three men, aged 57, 49 and 32, were arrested by gardaí at the scene and they are being held at Clondalkin and Ballyfermot Garda Stations.

In a follow-up search in the Ballynahinch early this morning, the PSNI seized cocaine worth €35,000 and arrested a 45-year-old woman.