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Cannabis and cocaine seized by Gardaí in Kilkenny this week

An estimated €40,000 worth of cannabis herb has been seized by Gardaí in Kilkenny this week.

On Wednesday a checkpoint was being carried out as part of Operation Thor at Templemartin.

A van was stopped and two large bags of cannabis were seized.

€4,000 worth of cocaine was then found in a follow-up search of a property in Kilkenny City.

Two people were arrested and detained at Kilkenny Garda Station before being charged and brought before Carlow District Court yesterday.