Gardaí in Dublin have arrested a man as part of an international operation tackling cocaine trafficking.
The 35-year-old Nigerian man is due in court later this morning.
This operation was carried out by the Garda National Drugs Unit along with co-operation from the Swiss.
Undercover officers had been monitoring the activities of a gang, which had been using eastern Europeans as drug couriers to smuggle cocaine into Ireland.
The couriers carried a few a kilos at a time, worth between €200,000 and €500,000.
As part of the operation, gardaí have arrested a 35-year-old man. He has been held at Pearse Street garda station for questioning.
He is due in court this morning and is expected to face a charge of conspiracy to import drugs into Ireland.