Gardaí continue to question man in his 70s over seizure of hand grenades and drugs

Gardaí continue to question man in his 70s over seizure of hand grenades and drugs
One of the hand grenades seized in Gormanston yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have confirmed a seizure carried out yesterday yielded €1.98m worth of cannabis herb and €420,000 worth of cocaine.

Two hand grenades were also seized in the raid in Gormanston, Co. Meath.

The Defence Forces Explosive Ordnance Disposal team (EOD) were called to the scene and made the devices safe.

A man in his 70s was arrested in connection with the investigation and may be held for up to seven days in Ashbourne Garda Station.

Some of the cannabis seized in Gormanston yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office
Some of the cannabis seized in Gormanston yesterday. Pic: Garda Press Office

More on this topic

Man arrested as Revenue seize 1.2kg of herbal cannabis worth €24,000 in DublinMan arrested as Revenue seize 1.2kg of herbal cannabis worth €24,000 in Dublin

€28,500 worth of cannabis seized in Co Leitrim growhouse€28,500 worth of cannabis seized in Co Leitrim growhouse

British pair arrested after €83m methamphetamine raidBritish pair arrested after €83m methamphetamine raid

Revenue seize €10k of cannabis hidden in tin of slimming productRevenue seize €10k of cannabis hidden in tin of slimming product

More in this Section

ATN organisers apologise for traffic issues at this year's festivalATN organisers apologise for traffic issues at this year's festival

1,800 more gardaí to be deployed to frontline duties by 20211,800 more gardaí to be deployed to frontline duties by 2021

Lucky Lotto player scoops €11.2m in Co WicklowLucky Lotto player scoops €11.2m in Co Wicklow

New report highlights extent of Irish habitat and species extinction crisisNew report highlights extent of Irish habitat and species extinction crisis


Lifestyle

RJ Keighery's sale offers an across-the-board selection, says Des O'Sullivan.Waterford event to offer antique hunters plenty of variety

Dave Grohl’s journey from the heartbreak of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain’s suicide to the stadium rock sunny uplands frequented by Foo Fighters is proof even the most anguishing stories can have happy endings.Foo Fighters impress in RDS show as Grohl's agonising story gets happy ending

We take a trip down memory lane and check out what happened on this day in years gone by by looking back at some Irish Examiner front pages and highlighting other events which went down in history across the world.August 22, 2019: A look back at what happened on this day in years gone by

More From The Irish Examiner