Major cannabis seizure in Edgeworthstown by Gardai targeting Dublin gang

Cannabis with an estimated street value of €200,000 has been seized in Longford in an operation targeting a west Dublin organised crime gang.

The discovery was made after Gardaí from the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau and the Garda Special Crime Task Force stopped a vehicle in Edgeworthstown Co Longford yesterday.

The vehicle was subsequently searched and cannabis herb was discovered.


A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Granard Garda station Section 2 – Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

Investigations are continuing.