Two men charged after Gardaí discover €50,000 of cannabis in Co Clare

Two men were arrested, one in his mid-forties and the other ages in his late fifties.
Two men charged after Gardaí discover €50,000 of cannabis in Co Clare

During the search of a wooded area near Clarecastle yesterday, suspected cannabis with a street value of €50,000 was seized. Picture: An Garda Síochána

Two men arrested in connection with a drug seizure in Co Clare have been charged and are due in Limerick City District Court this morning at 10.30am. 

Gardaí seized €50,000 worth of drugs during an operation linked to ongoing investigations into the activities of criminal gangs involved in the sale and supply of drugs.

During the search of a wooded area near Clarecastle on Friday, April 16, suspected cannabis with a street value of €50,000 was seized.

Two men were arrested, one in his mid-forties and the other ages in his late fifties.

They were detained at Garda stations in the Clare Garda Division. 

In follow-up searches conducted at a number of locations in the Ennis area, Gardaí seized approximately €2,000 of suspected cocaine and drug dealing paraphernalia.

All the drugs seized were sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

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