Gardaí have seized €38,000 worth of cannabis after stopping a speeding car in Tipperary yesterday.

Officers were on patrol on the M8 yesterday afternoon when they detected a driver exceeding the speed limit at around 3pm.

They arrested the 39-year-old male driver on suspicion of drunk driving and for having no insurance and no road tax.

During the course of a search of the car and the man, around €38,000 worth of cannabis herb was seized.

The car was also seized and the man is due before a special sitting of Cashel District Court today.

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