Nine questioned as police probe Ecstasy haul

Nine people have been arrested by police investigating the sale of Ecstasy and other illegal drugs in the Republic of Ireland.

Three women and six men, aged from their mid 20s to early 40s, are being questioned.

It follows an early morning raid in the Cavan/Monaghan area on Monday.

Police said a considerable amount of cash and controlled drugs were seized. The nine people are being held at various police stations in the area.