A man has been released without charge following a large drugs seizure in Sligo on Thursday.

Gardaí seized €65,000 worth of suspected cocaine following the search of a property in Sligo town shortly after 9pm on Thursday night.

During the course of the search Gardaí discovered and seized a large quantity of white powder, suspected to be cocaine (pending analysis).

Gardaí also found and seized a small quantity of cannabis, mobile phones and weighing scales.

One man, in his mid-20s, was arrested at the scene.

He was detained at Ballymote Garda Station, but has since been released without charge.

A file will be prepared for the DPP in relation to this matter.