GARDAÍ discovered almost €600,000 worth of drugs hidden in a car after stopping a driver for traffic offences.
Gardaí attached to the Fermoy Roads Policing Unit stopped the car at 2.20pm on Friday while conducting a checkpoint in Mitchelstown, Co. Cork.
The vehicle was stopped for traffic offences, however a search of the car led to the discovery of approximately €380,000 of cannabis and €210,000 of cocaine.
The haul, with a combined value of €590,000, is subject to analysis.
The driver, a man in his 40s, has been arrested and his vehicle seized.