Almost €1m of cannabis plants seized in 'grow house' near Athy

Gardai arrested a man after they swooped on a major cannabis 'grow house' near Athy last night.
Officers seized almost €1m worth of plants in a property in the Ardscull area and the drugs will be fully analysed by Garda forensic experts.
The intelligence-led operation was led by the Kildare Drugs and Crime Unit and backed by local garda officers.
Equipment used to cultivate cannabis in the fully-functional grow house was also seized during the search.
A man (43) was arrested is currently being quizzed at Kildare Garda Station under the Criminal Justice Act.

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