A man in his 20s has been arrested following a drugs and cash seizure worth more than €1.5 million.
Almost €40,000 euro in cash was found after the man's vehicle was stopped on the M1 in Co. Meath yesterday.
Follow-up searches at a property in Newbridge in Kildare uncovered 240,000 euros worth of cocaine and 1.2 million euros worth of cannabis.
The seizure was part of Operation Tara, which targets street dealing around the country.
The driver of the car who was aged in his 20s was arrested, and taken to Ashbourne Garda Station for questioning.
He can be detained for up to 7 days.