A man has been arrested following a seizure of suspected drugs in Cork.
The seizure was carried out as part of an operation which targeted the transportation of drugs into Cork city.
Gardaí say that a patrol was being carried out a railway station in the city yesterday, when a garda dog indicated towards a man getting off a train at around 3.35pm.
The man was then taken to Mayfield Garda Station where he was searched, during which around €35,000 of suspected diamorphine was seized.
The arrested man, who is aged in his mid-50s, is being detained at Mayfield Garda Station.
Gardaí have seized approximately €35,000 of suspected diamorphine and arrested one man following a search conducted in Cork City as part of Operation Tara yesterday afternoon.— Garda Info (@gardainfo) August 28, 2021
The man is currently being detained at Mayfield Garda Station. Investigations are ongoing. pic.twitter.com/dGMTZnsvk6