A picture of the haul
Kilkenny/Carlow Burglary Response Unit conducted a checkpoint on Wednesday afternoon in Ballon, Carlow.
A vehicle was stopped and searched under the Misuse of Drugs Act.
Eight large vacuum packed packages were seized containing suspected amphetamine with a street value of €230,000.
A male was arrested and detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.