Three Men Arrested After €27,000 Drug Seizure In North Clare

Three men have been arrested after €27,000 of drugs were seized in North Clare.

The seizure is part of the ongoing Operation Tara.

Gardai from Ennistymon and Kilrush conducted a search under warrant in the Lisdoonvarna area on Wednesday afternoon.

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More than €10,000 worth of suspected cocaine was uncovered during the course of the search, along with more than €10,000 of suspected amphetamine.

A quantity of cannabis and €7,000 in cash were also seized.

Three men in their 40s were arrested at the scene and are being held at Ennis and Shannon Garda Stations under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

The seizure forms part of Operation Tara, a strategy aiming to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks.