Two men arrested following drugs seizure in Connemara

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Gardaí in Galway have arrested two men following raids on three homes in Connemara on Saturday morning.

During the searches, Gardaí seized cocaine worth around €75,000 and quantities of cannabis, as well as a sum of cash.

Two men were arrested in connection with the investigations and are currently detained at a Garda Station in county Galway.

One is detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 while the second is detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

The seizure was part of Operation Tara, an enhanced national anti-drugs strategy, which was launched by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris on 2nd July 2021.