Over €2.5 million worth of cannabis has been seized from two separate criminal gangs in Dublin.
Eight people are being questioned over the seizures in Rathcoole and Swords yesterday evening.
Over €2 million of the drug was recovered at a business premises in the Greenogue Industrial Estate in Rathcoole.
Three men – one in his 20s and two in their 30s – were arrested after Gardaí intercepted the drugs being handed over.
They are being held at Clondalkin Garda Station.
In a separate operation, five men in their 20s were arrested and over €400,000 worth of cannabis seized at Airside Business Park in Swords at around 6pm yesterday evening.
The men are being held at Santry, Ballymun and Swords Garda Stations.