Over five kilos of cannabis herb have been seized during a search operation in Dublin.

Gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit in Coolock/Ballymun, officers from the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and Revenue Customs officers seized 5.3kg of cannabis herb during the search of a house in the Belmayne Avenue area of Balgriffin today. 

The drugs have an estimated value of €106,000.

A man in his late 30s was arrested at the scene and taken to Coolock Garda Station.

He has since been charged in relation to the incident and is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice tomorrow morning.