At least €500,000 in cash seized after Garda searches in Cavan and Dublin

Half a million euro worth of cash has been seized after Garda searches in Cavan and Dublin.

The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau searches were targeting members of an organised crime group.

Five premises were searched in Cavan and Dublin yesterday.

A Garda Spokesperson says a quantity of cash, not less than €500,000 was seized.

A 38 year old man was arrested and is being questioned in Navan Garda Station.

Gardaí say the intelligence led operation was targeting people suspected of being involved in large scale trafficking of controlled drugs and money laundering.