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Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years

A TRUCK DRIVER who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port has been jailed for eight and a half years.

Judge Patricia Ryan described Aidan Conroy, 40, of Ashbrook, Clonaslee, Co Laois as a facilitator in the importation of the drugs.

The seizure was made at Dublin Port on 20 August, 2015 as part of a joint operation involving the Revenue and Garda officers acting on foot of confidential information.