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Two arrested following huge drugs seizure

Ballyshannon grow house
Ballyshannon grow house

Two men are in custody and €1.2 million worth of cannabis has been seized following a garda raid in Donegal.

Gardai seized approximately 800 cannabis plants and 30 kilos of cannabis herb valued at a Carrickboy in Ballyshannon, County Donegal.

Local officers assisted by the Regional Support Unit raided the premises at 4pm yesterday and discovered the growing operation.

The scene at Carrickboy in Ballyshannon

Two men, aged 40 and 41 years, were arrested at scene and are currently detained at Ballyshannon Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.