Thursday 25 December 2014

Gardai discover cannabis grow-house in Co Clare

Published 09/01/2014 | 18:08

The house was searched by Gardai from Kilrish yesterday as part of an operation clamping down on the cultivation of cannabis. (Photo: Garda Press Office)
Inside the discovered grow-house in Co Clare. (Photo: Garda Press Office)

Gardai have discovered a cannabis growing operation at a house in Co. Clare.

The house was searched by Gardai from Kilrush yesterday as part of an operation clamping down on the cultivation of cannabis.

Six hundred growing plants were discovered as well as over 500 harvested plants.

The drugs seized are believed to have a street value of almost €500,000.

The scene remains preserved and a technical examination of the area is being carried out.

There have been no arrests made.

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