THREE men are being questioned following two significant drugs seizures in Limerick on Saturday evening.
As part of an ongoing operation into the illegal sale and supply of controlled drugs, gardaí from Bruff assisted by the members of the divisional Drugs Unit, uncovered a drug manufacturing plant when they searched a house at Annagh, Murroe at around 7pm.
A substantial quantity of Ecstasy tablets, worth an estimated €150,000, were recovered at the house.
Two men, aged in their early 20s who were arrested at the scene, are being detained at Henry Street garda station under drug trafficking legislation.
Another man, aged in his mid 20s, was arrested during a follow-up operation at an apartment in Limerick city. He too is being detained at Henry Street garda station.
A Garda spokesman confirmed that cannabis herb, worth around €50,000, was seized at the apartment.
The seizures follow the seizure of cannabis herb, worth around €100,000, at a field at Cloughnadominc, Ballsimon on Tuesday morning.
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