Two arrested in Clare after firearms seizure released without charge 

The two men, aged in their 20s and 50s, were arrested after the discovery of weapons following a search operation.
Two arrested in Clare after firearms seizure released without charge 

Gardaí seized €40,000 of suspected cannabis herb and a sum of cash and a number of weapons. Picture: An Garda Síochána.

Two men arrested after gardaí seized suspected drugs, cash and weapons in Co Clare have been released without charge.

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). 

Shortly after 10am yesterday morning, Gardaí in Ennistymon assisted by the Garda Dog Unit and Armed Support Unit executed a number of search warrants in the Ennistymon area.

During the course of the operation, Gardaí seized €40,000 of suspected cannabis and a sum of cash believed to be in the region of €20,000.

Gardaí also seized two suspected imitiation firearms, slash hooks, knives, hatchets and a baton.

The two men, aged in their 20s and 50s, were arrested and were detained at Kilrush Garda Station.

The suspected drugs have been sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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