Thursday, 24th – 2.55pm –
Earlier – Tuesday, 22nd:
Two man have been arrested following early morning searches in Ennis.
As part of an on-going operation targeting the sale and supply of illegal drugs and the possession of firearms in Co. Clare, Gardaí arrested two men in their 30s.
As part of the operation, detective and uniformed Gardaí from the Clare division carried out searches at a number of properties in the Ennis area of Co. Clare.
Both men are currently detained at Ennis and Shannon Garda Stations under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007.
This operation relates to recent drugs and firearms incidents in Co. Clare and is also related to the seizure of a sub-machine gun, ammunition and approximately €125,000 of suspected cocaine and cannabis herb that were seized in Co. Clare on the 24th August 2018.