24 people have been charged as part of a drugs sting in Tallaght. Since the middle of last year, gardai have been carrying out an operation where the managed to "buy" drugs 74 times.
The officers were working with the Street Purchasing Unit attached to the Drugs and Organised Crime Unit together with the Tallaght Drugs Unit.
They were investigating the sale and supply of controlled substances in the Tallaght area.
Over the past two weeks, 24 people were arrested as part of the sting, and have been charged. They will appear before Tallaght District Court on Monday.