A small amount of heroin was seized by Gardai in Carlow town in the middle of the afternoon on Saturday.
Gardai on bicycle patrol made the seizure of a small amount of the drug and several syringes at about 4pm in the centre of the town.
No arrests were made.
Gardai in Carlow have been carrying out a large number of pro-active patrols and checkpoints this weekend.
Local Gardai have been visible at a number of locations as a crime prevention measure.