GARDAI have searched up to 20 houses in Limerick city as part of an ongoing operation targeting criminal activity in the area.
It is understood that the searches - which are ongoing as of 9am this Tuesday morning - are concentrated around the Moyross, Southill and Garryowen areas.
Gardai said that one man in his 20’s had been arrested in connection with this investigation and is currently detained at Roxboro Road Garda Station under the provisions of Section 4 – Criminal Justice Act 1984.
A number of items including mobile phones, laptops were seized during this operation. Investigations are continuing.