Northern Ireland

Woman arrested at Dublin airport over suspected cocaine

Three confectionery tins containing the suspected cocaine Image copyright Revenue Customs Ireland
Image caption The suspected cocaine was discovered in three confectionery tins

A woman has been arrested at an Irish airport after cocaine with an estimated street value of 260,000 euros (£208,250) was seized.

The 39-year-old from Portugal had arrived in Dublin on a flight from Dubai on Sunday.

Police and customs officers found 3.8kg (8.37lb) suspected cocaine in three confectionery tins when the woman was stopped and questioned.

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