Gardaí have seized cannabis herb worth an estimated €250,000 in Co Clare.

A man in his 40s was arrested after a quantity of the drug was found in a car that was stopped at Latoon South, in Ennis yesterday evening.

The man is being questioned at Ennis Garda Station.

During a follow-up search of a house at Ballyclough Avenue, Ballinacurra, Weston, in Limerick a large quantity of cannabis herb was discovered.

The approximate street value of the total amount of cannabis discovered was €250,000.

Gardaí say their investigations are ongoing.