Updated: 26/01/17 : 12:54:37
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€140,000 haul of cannabis seized in Leitrim raid

Gardaí seized cannabis worth €140,000 in a raid on a growhouse in Leitrim.

The find came this as part of an ongoing into investigation into the sale and supply of illegal drugs in the northwest region.

Gardaí in Leitrim discovered the plants in a house at Cluain Alainn, Carraigallen, yesterday morning around 11am.

Nobody was arrested as the house was unoccupied.

The scene has been sealed of for technical examination and Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact Carrick on Shannon Garda Station on 0484339602, or Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111.

Meanwhile 200 cannabis plants worth an estimated €160,000 were found in Limerick. The find was made in a property in Kilknockan, Adare.

Two men, aged 56 and 58 were arrested at the scene.