He was arrested following a stop and search in Cashel

A man's appeared in court today in connection with a drugs seizure and a number of other charges in Tipperary.

38 thousand euro worth of cannabis was discovered during a stop and search near Cashel yesterday afternoon.

Gardai stopped a car which was driving over the speed limit on the M8 on Saturday afternoon at around 3pm.

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

During the course of a search of the car and the man, Cannabis herb with an estimated street value of €38,000 was also found.

Gardai say the man has appeared before a special sitting of Cashel district court this afternoon charged in connection with the incident.