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.