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Two men released in Limerick organised crime investigation

Gardaí searched a number of properties in the city on Thursday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

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TWO MEN ARRESTED as part of an investigation into organised crime in Limerick city have been released without charge.

The men had been detained after Gardaí carried out a series of searches in the city on Thursday morning. A handgun, ammunition, cash, cocaine and cannabis were all seized by Gardaí during the searches.

The two men – one in his mid 20s and the other in his mid-30s – had been held for questioning in Henry Street Garda Station.

Gardaí confirmed that one of the men was released late last night and the second was released this morning.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions and the investigation into organised criminal activity in the city is continuing.

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