Operations took place in Limerick and Clare

Two people have been arrested and €97,000 worth of of cocaine and cannabis been seized in Limerick and Clare.

It follows an operation yesterday when a car was stopped at on the M18 at Junction 11 in Dromoland shortly after 7.00pm.

Cocaine with a value of €56,000 was found and a 41-year-old man was arrested.

He's being held under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act at Ennis Garda Station.

During a follow up operation a house in Castleconnell, Co Limerick was searched.

Cocaine was found there with an estimated value of €17,500 - along with 4 kg of cannabis resin worth €24,000.

A second man aged 36 was arrested during the search.

He's being held at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.