A woman has been arrested following the seizure of €82,000 worth of the drug MDMA in Co Kildare on Tuesday.
MDMA, a stimulant which comes in powder and crystal form, is the active ingredient found in ecstasy tablets.
On Tuesday, a joint operation between An Garda Síochána and Revenue’s Customs Service in County targeted a property in the Athy area under warrant, where officers found approximately 1.37 kilograms of the substance.
The seizure was made as a result of a joint operation conducted by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB), Kildare District Drugs Unit and Kildare District Detective Units, gardaí said on Tuesday.
A woman in her 50s was arrested and was being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act at Newbridge Garda station. Investigations are ongoing.