Two men aged in their late teens have been arrested after cocaine, cannabis and cash were seized in Galway city overnight.

As part of an intelligence-led operation, a number of searches were carried out in the east of the city last night and into the early hours of this morning.

Cocaine worth €36,500, along with €80,600 worth of suspected cannabis and €2,100 in cash were seized by gardaí.

The men were arrested at separate locations and are both being held North Western Regional Headquarters Galway.

The searches were carried out as part of Operation Tara, which aims to disrupt, dismantle and prosecute drug trafficking networks at all levels.