Gardai find drugs worth €5,000 inside protein canister at Wicklow GAA club

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Gardai have found drugs worth an estimated €5,000 in a GAA club in Wicklow. 

The find was in small deal bags, which were hidden inside a protein canister in Kilcoole GAA club in Wicklow.

According to, no arrests have been made in relation to the discovery, which took place on January 6th. A search was carried out after an anonymous tip-off was given to gardai. 

The case is being investigated by officers in Greystones, who are still awaiting results of tests on the contents of the find, which they suspect to be cocaine and heroine.

Kilcoole GAA club have released a statement.


There was recently a discovery of what is suspected to be a quantity of drugs stashed in the attic of the old clubhouse...

Posted by Kilcoole GAA Club on Thursday, 21 January 2016