Update - 9.22pm: The man arrested at a checkpoint in Co. Carlow on Friday will appear in court tomorrow morning.
Officers at the Operation Thor checkpoint arrested the man in his 50s after they found around €1.2m in his car.
He will appear before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court at 9am on Sunday morning charged in connection with the incident.
Earlier: A man was arrested in Carlow yesterday after Gardaí found around €1.2m in his car.
As part of Operation Thor, Gardaí stopped the man in his 50s shortly before 8pm at a checkpoint in Ballyvergal which resulted in the discovery of a large quantity of cash.
The man was arrested on suspicion of committing an offence under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing) Act, 2010.
He is currently detained under the provisions of section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984, as amended at Carlow Garda Station and the investigation is ongoing.