Gardaí in Limerick have arrested seven men and one woman following the discovery of €900,000 worth of cannabis herb and approximately €45,000 in cash.
A number of searches were carried out across Limerick city on Friday as part of an operation targeting the sale, supply and distribution of illegal drugs in the area.
Gardaí have seized €900,000 worth of Cannabis, €45,000 in cash and arrested eight persons following an operation in Limerick today.
This operation represents the ongoing investigations into drug distribution networks in the mid-west.
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The woman, aged in her 40s, and the seven men, aged from their 20s to 70s were arrested and are currently being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996 at various Garda stations in the city.
Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.