2 arrested in connection with Tipperary drug seizure

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Two people have been arrested following a significant drug seizure in Tipperary.

Cocaine, with an estimated street value of 70,000 euro has been recovered in Birdhill as part of an ongoing operation by Gardaí supported by the regional and national units investigating drug trafficking.

A 30-year-old man and 24-year-old woman are being questioned at Shannon Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug trafficking Act.

They can be held for up to 7 days.