A man has been arrested after gardai found about 140,000 euro worth of suspected heroin.
Gardai from the Galway Divisional Drug Unit searched a car in Loughrea in Co Galway at about 11.25pm on Friday when they made the discovery.
The 41-year-old man was arrested at the scene and detained at Galway garda station under the Drug Trafficking Act.
He has since been released without charge while a file will be prepared for the director of public prosecutions.
Gardai investigations are continuing.