Gardaí seized around €70,000 worth of cocaine and arrested two people in Co. Tipperary yesterday.
Officers stopped and searched a car in Birdhill, Co. Tipperary and discovered the cocaine.
They carried out further searches at a house in Newmarket-on-Fergus where drug paraphernalia, including a weighing scales and packaging, were found.
A man in his 30s and a woman in her 20s were arrested during the operation and are being held at Shannon Garda station under section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act, 1996.
They can be held for up to seven days.