A convicted drug dealer has escaped from an open prison in Co Cavan.
The Dubliner absconded from Loughan House earlier this week.
This prisoner, a man in his 50s, has been in jail for over ten years on drug and firearm offences.
He’s due to complete his sentence in around three years time.
He had been serving his time recently in Loughan House in Cavan which is an open prison.
However it’s understood he faced being transferred to a closed prison for breaching prison rules.
The Irish Prison Service has confirmed a prisoner absconded from Loughan House on Monday and says the Gardaí have been notified.