Gardaí have seized a gun and drugs in Co Meath.

During the search of a house in Drumconrath today the firearm, a silencer, ammunition and a quantity of cannabis were discovered.

The search was part of an investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Meath area.

A man in his 50s was arrested and he is being held at Navan Garda Station.

Gardaí say their investigations are ongoing.