Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man and a woman following the seizure of €70,000 worth of drugs on the outskirts of the city this afternoon.
Officers from the Cork City Divisional Drugs Squad detained the two suspects in the Sallybrook area of Glanmire at around 2pm this afternoon.
Detectives recovered a package containing a kilo of cocaine which they believe had come from Dublin and was destined for the Cork market.
The man, who is aged 56 and from Dublin, and the woman who is aged 22 and from Cork city, were arrested and brought to Cobh and Midleton Garda Stations for questioning.
They were detained under the provision of drugs trafficking legislation which allows gardaí detain suspects for up to seven days before they have to be released or charged.