Gardaí in Meath have seized an estimated €240,000 worth of cannabis following planned searches targeting a north Dublin gang.

Cannabis worth around €84,000 was found in two vans this afternoon, after they were stopped on the N2 at Kentstown.

Two men in their 30s were arrested and taken to Finglas Garda Station.

A follow-up search on a home in Navan uncovered a quantity of cannabis with an estimated street value of €156,000.

A man in his 40s was arrested and is being held at Kells Garda Station.