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Operation Tara - €170,000 Drugs Seized, Finglas, Dublin 11, 23rd of March 2023

Issue Date: 24 March 2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have seized drugs with an approximate value of €170,000, following a search operation in Finglas, Dublin 11 on the 23rd of March 2023. 

At approximately 2:30pm, Garda personnel attached to DMR West Divisional Drugs Unit and the Finglas Divisional Detective Unit conducted the search of a residential premises. 

During the course of this search, suspected cocaine with an estimated value of €155,000 and suspected cannabis with an estimated value of €15,000 was seized.  Two cocaine presses, mixing agent and other drug related paraphernalia was also recovered. 

All drugs will be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for further analysis. 

A woman aged in her 40s has been arrested. She was taken to Finglas Garda station where she was later charged. She has been released from custody and is to appear before Blanchardstown District Court at a later date. 

Investigations are ongoing.