Two teenagers were arrested and taken to Ennis Garda Station this evening in connection with the theft of manholes covers.
Gardaí investigating the theft of manhole covers in the locality, arrested the two males, aged 17 and 19 years old, this afternoon.
They are detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at Ennis Garda Station.
As many as 15 manhole covers were recovered following the search of a vehicle at Monreagh Tubber, County Clare.
“The theft/removal of manhole covers is potentially lethal to road users and has been highlighted by An Garda Síochána and the Road Safety Authority,” said a Garda spokesperson.

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