Man appears in court on firearm and drugs charges

A 37-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the seizure of a firearm and drugs in Co Sligo earlier this week.

Brian Duke, of Cois Abhainn, Collooney was brought before Ballaghadereen District Court this morning.

Gardai discovered a gun in the boot of a car on Tuesday night and in a follow up operation found cannabis at a house in Ballymote.

He was remanded on bail and is due to appear in court again on Thursday April 26th.