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Large haul of cannabis plants found after fire at Inchicore house

Gardaí found an ‘elaborate’ cannabis cultivation operation when they entered a house adjacent to a blaze in Dublin 8 this morning.

Image: Julien Behal/PA Wire

GARDAÍ IN DUBLIN have discovered a large haul of cannabis plants after attending a fire at a house in Inchicore in the early hours of this morning.

The fire broke out on Tyrconnell Street in Dublin 8 at around 1.50am today. When Gardaí entered a house beside the blaze as part of the investigation, they found what has been described as an ‘elaborate’ cultivation site.

The house contained cannabis plants with an estimated street value of €80,000 as well as cultivation equipment.

The scene at the house has been preserved for a technical examination.

Gardaí said no-one has been arrested in connection with the investigation.

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