Updated: 02/04/18 : 08:32:34
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€2.5m drugs haul at Dublin Port was heading for Limerick

A man is due in court today, Easter Monday, charged in connection with a major drugs seizure in Dublin Port.

The discovery was made by Gardaí and customs officers on Saturday.

Cocaine, heroin and ketamine were discovered when Gardaí and customs officers stopped a truck leaving Dublin for Limerick.

The drugs find at Dublin Port on Saturday is believed to be worth around €2.5m.

The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau was involved in the operation.

A 55-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

He will appear before a special sitting of Dublin's Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am this morning, charged in relation to the seizure.

Firearms

Meanwhile in a seperate case a 26-year-old man is due in court this morning in connection with a firearms seizure in Dublin last Friday.

He is expected to appear before a special sitting of Dublin's Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am.

The man was arrested on Friday as part of an operation which saw two cars stopped and searched in the Clondalkin area of Dublin.

He is due at the Criminal Courts of Justice this morning, charged in relation to the incident in which two loaded revolvers were found.

A total of four people were detained, three of whom were later released without charge.