Our website uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience and to collect information about how you use this site to improve our service to you. By not accepting cookies some elements of the site, such as video, will not work. Please visit our Cookie Policy page for more information on how we use cookies.

Operation Tara: €100,000 Drugs Seizure and One Person Arrested County Galway - 31st May 2023

Issue Date: 1st June 2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit and local Garda Drugs Unit conducted a planned search of a residence in An Spidéal, County Galway on Wednesday evening, 31st May 2023.

In the course of the search Gardaí seized Cocaine worth €105,000 (analysis pending) and €7,300 in cash.

A 50-year-old male was arrested in connection with the investigation. He is currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at a Garda Station in County Galway. He can be held for up to seven days.

Investigations are ongoing.