Gardaí discover "large amounts of stolen property" in Monaghan search
One man has been arrested in connection with the discovery.
Gardaí had been investigating the taking of a car from the Dublin area on Tuesday (5 February) when they carried out the search of a premises in Monaghan on Wednesday morning.
A spokesperson for An Garda Síochána has confirmed that the early morning search in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, turned up "a stolen car as well as what is believed to be a large amount of stolen property including various car parts."
Photos from the scene, shared by Gardaí, appear to show several component parts of automobiles.
A man in his 60s was arrested and is currently detained at Castleblayney Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.
The man has not been named.
Searches at the site are continuing with the assistance of Revenue Customers Officers, the ISPCA and local authorities.