A  firearm, silencer, ammunition, a quantity of Cannabis and other drug paraphernalia were seized during a search of a home in Drumconrath by Gardai  yesterday.

Now a file is being prepared for the DPP after a man in his fifties arrested as part of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Meath, was released without c

The suspect was taken to Navan Garda Station for questioning under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, but has since been freed from custody.

The firearm and ammunition will be sent to the Garda Ballistics Section for analysis.