Gardaí have arrested a man following a seizure of drugs with €540,000 by Revenue Customs Service at Dublin Airport on Sunday evening.
At approximately 5pm, a man who arrived in Dublin Airport was stopped by Revenue Customs personnel and a search of his luggage was conducted.
During the course of the search approximately 27kg of suspected cannabis was found. The value of drugs seized is estimated at €540,000 (analysis pending).
The man, aged in his 60s, was arrested and taken to a Garda Station in north County Dublin, where he is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.
Investigations are ongoing.