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A man was due to appear before Cork City District Court this morning following the seizure of nearly €50,000 of suspected cannabis in Cork City on Wednesday. 

Uniformed and detective gardaí from the Mayfield District who were engaged in an operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in Cork city, executed a search warrant at a house in the Riverstown area of Glanmire.

During the course of the search, gardaí discovered 22 suspected cannabis plants, at various stages of growth, worth approximately €16,000.

Gardaí also seized €32,800 of suspected cannabis herb.

A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested at the scene and detained at Mayfield Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996.

He has since been charged and was due before Cork City District Court at 10.30am this morning.

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