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Police seize drugs worth 1.3m euros in Dublin and Drogheda

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Image caption Police found a cannabis growing operation at a house in Drogheda

Drugs with an estimated street value of 1.3m euros (£1.1m) have been recovered in two seizures in the Republic of Ireland.

Police discovered large quantities of herbal cannabis and resin during a planned search of a house in south Dublin on Saturday.

The drugs had an estimated street value of 700,000 euros (£595,000).

The search was part of an operation into the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the Tallaght area.

No arrests have been made in connection to the find.

Police in Drogheda, County Louth, also uncovered a cannabis growing operation in a house on Saturday morning.

Cannabis plant and herb with an estimated value of 600,000 euros (£510,000) was also recovered.

Two men, aged 25 and 35, are due to appear in court on Monday.