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Man arrested by gardai after cannabis growhouse discovery

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Image of the growhouse provided by Gardai
Image of the growhouse provided by Gardai

A man in his 50s has been arrested after gardai discovered a cannabis growhouse in Mayo.

An estimated €200,000 worth of cannabis plants were discovered at a house in The Neale, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo. 

Yesterday, Gardaí carried out a search at a house in the Ballinrobe area of Mayo and discovered 261 cannabis plants at various stages of growth.

During the course of the search Gardaí also recovered various items of drugs paraphernalia. 

A man in his 50s was arrested at the scene and is currently detained at Castlebar Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.