Six people have been arrested in Ennis and West Clare as part of an ongoing Garda operation.
On Tuesday morning, Gardaí made six arrests as part of investigations into the theft of catalytic converters.
As part of the operation uniform and detective Gardaí from the Clare Division arrested six people in Ennis and the West Clare area. The six people, five men and one woman, are currently being detained under Section 50 of the Criminal Justice Act, 2007 at Ennis, Shannon and Kilrush Garda Stations.
This organised crime group are believed to be involved in the theft of catalytic converters and the sale of the precious metals contained within.