Northern Ireland

Belfast man due in court over Louth drugs seizure

A 39-year-old Belfast man is due in court in Dublin on Saturday after police seized over 100kg of cannabis in the Irish Republic.

More than 810,000 euro (£696,500) worth of cannabis was seized from an NI-registered car by Gardai on the M1 near Drogheda on Friday.

Police found 30kgs of suspected herbal cannabis and 75kgs of suspected cannabis resin.

The car, which was registered to a taxi company in Belfast, has been seized.