Woman arrested after €900,000 worth of cannabis plants found in ‘significant grow house’ in Co Clare
The woman is a non-Irish national and is currently detained at Ennis Garda Station
A woman has been arrested after €900,000 worth of cannabis plants were found at a “significant grow house”.
The woman, aged in her early 20s, is currently being detained at Ennis Garda Station after a search was carried out today at a premises in Tinarana, Killaloe, Co Clare.
The Clare Divisional Drugs Unit carried out the raid with support from local uniformed and plainclothes gardai, the Western Region Armed Support Unit and the Cork Garda Dog Unit.
A garda spokeswoman said: “A significant grow house has been discovered with the evidence of the production of cannabis at all stages (nursery, mature plants, dried plants).
“At this time, a large number of plants with an estimated street value of €900,000 pending analysis.
“A female in her early 20s, a non-Irish national, has been arrested at the scene and is currently being detained at Ennis Garda Station under section 4 Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
“The search and investigations remain ongoing.”