A 52-year-old man has been remanded in custody in connection with a drug seizure in Navan worth around €865,000. 

Ronan Finnegan of Tailteann Drive, Windtown, Navan, appeared before a special sitting of Navan District Court this afternoon charged with four counts of alleged possession of drugs and possession for sale or supply at his address on Friday last. 

The court heard the accused had made no reply when charged.

Mr Finnegan was remanded in custody to appear by video link at Trim District Court next Thursday.