It's undergoing analysis to determine its value and purity.
A large quantity of heroin has been seized by Gardaí in Laois.
It was recovered in the Ballydavis area of Portlaoise in the early hours of last Saturday morning.
The drugs are currently undergoing forensic analysis to determine their value and purity.
Anyone who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the Ballydavis area last Friday night or Saturday morning is asked to contact Portalaoise Garda Station.