Two men have been arrested and €163,000 worth of suspected cocaine seized following a search of two vehicles in Blanchardstown in Dublin.

Gardaí say that a package containing approximately €82,600 of suspected cocaine was seized during the course of their searches on Porterstown Road.

A further search was conducted in the vehicles where another package containing approximately €81,200 of suspected cocaine was seized as well as €24,985 in cash.

Two men in their 30s were arrested at the scene and are being detained at Blanchardstown Garda Station.

During follow-up searches at a number of locations in the Dublin 15 area, gardaí recovered approximately €6,000 in cash as well as designer clothing and apparel with an estimated value of €24,000.