A man has been arrested and charged as part of the investigation into the seizure of approximately €700,000 worth of suspected cannabis and cocaine along with a suspected firearm with ammunition in County Meath on Wednesday 26th July 2023, conducted as part of Operation Tara.

The man (30s) was detained at a Garda station in Meath under the provisions of Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

He has since been charged and is expected to appear at the Criminal Courts of Justice, Dublin, Court 2, at a sitting this morning, Saturday 29th July 2023