Two men who had been arrested in connection with a drugs seizure in Cork last night have been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Gardaí have said their investigation is ongoing.

An estimated €180,000 worth of drugs, pending an analysis, was seized during a planned search at two houses at Maulbaun Estate in Passage West.

During the search cannabis resin, ecstasy tablets, cannabis herb, cocaine and cash were seized.