Two men due in Donegal court on Leitrim drug charges

Two men in their 40s are due in court in Donegal shortly, charged in connection with the seizure of half a million euro worth of cannabis plants in Co. Leitrim.

As part of an ongoing investigation by the Divisional Drugs Unit - a house in the Kilclare area of Carrick-on-Shannon was searched on Monday - gardaí seized 240 thousand euro worth of cannabis plants and arrested a 44-year-old man.

Gardaí also arrested a 41-year-old man, after discovering 250 thousand euro worth of cannabis plants at another premises in Aughamore.

Investigations into both incidents are ongoing.