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€5 Million of Suspected Ecstasy and MDMA Seized, Tallaght, Friday, 20th November, 2020

Gardaí have seized approximately €5 million of suspected ecstasy and MDMA following a search carried out at a premises in the Tallaght area on Friday, 20th November, 2020.

As a result of information received by Gardaí on the afternoon of Friday, 20th November, 2020, a search warrant was obtained and executed for the premises and a search was conducted by Tallaght Gardaí and Gardaí from the Tallaght District Drugs Unit.

During the course of this search, Gardaí located two large plastic barrels which contained 76.9kg of suspected ecstasy tablets packed in bags and 8.27kg of suspected MDMA in blocks. The total drugs seized is believed to be €5 million. All drugs seized are subject to analysis.

The scene is currently preserved for technical examination. No arrests have been made at this time.

Investigations are ongoing.