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Operation Tara - Cocaine worth €100k seized in County Clare 9th March 2023

Issue Date: 10 March 2023

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí have arrested three men and seized €100,000 worth of suspected cocaine in County Clare last night, Thursday 9th March 2023.

At approximately 11:45pm, Gardaí from Ardnacrusha Garda Station conducted a search at a property in, Clonlara, County Clare.

During the course of this search, approximately €100,000 worth of suspected cocaine and other drug paraphernalia was seized.

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.

Three men, all aged in their 20s were arrested at the scene and are currently detained under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Henry Street Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.