*Photograph: John Mangan
Three men are due to appear before Ennis District Court this morning, (Wednesday) in connection with directing and participating or contributing to the activities of a criminal organisation in the county.
Arrests were made following an investigation into organised crime in Clare. The investigation began in 2018.
All of three men appearing before Ennis District Court at 10:30am are aged in their twenties.
One man has been charged in connection with directing an organised crime group, while the two others have been charged with participating in, or contributing to the activities of a criminal organisation.