€240k growhouse found in Carrigallen

Approximately 300 cannabis plants (pending analysis) were seized along with growing equipment including lights, fans and an irrigation system.

Gardaí have arrested two men following the discovery of a cannabis grow house containing €240,000 of suspected cannabis plants in Carrigallen.

The discovery was made at a house at approximately 10am this morning by Gardaí and Detectives from the Sligo/Leitrim Division.

Approximately 300 cannabis plants (pending analysis) were seized along with growing equipment including lights, fans and an irrigation system.

Two men, both aged in their mid-20s, were arrested at the house and conveyed to Carrick on Shannon Garda Station where they are currently detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

“Investigations are ongoing,” a garda spokesperson confirmed.

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