Drugs Worth 180,000 were seized in Passage West last night

Two men in their mid 50s and late 40s have been arrested after the discovery of drugs in County Cork.

Gardai carried a planned search of two houses in the Maulbaun Estate, Passage West late last night.

The drugs, including cannabis resin, ecstasy tablets, cannabis herb and cocaine, have an estimated street value of 1 hundred and 80 thousand euro.

The two men were arrested at scene and are being detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Drug Trafficking Act at Bridewell Garda Station in Cork.

They can be held for up to seven days.