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Five men due in court over Cork drugs seizure

Around 800 cannabis plants were discovered with an estimated street value of €640,000 when gardaí searched a warehouse in Fermoy.

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FIVE MEN ARE due to appear before Midleton District Court at around 4.30pm this evening charged in connection with a seizure of cannabis on Monday.

Gardaí discovered approximately 800 cannabis plants with a total estimated street value of €640,000 when they searched a warehouse at Rathcormac, Fermoy.

The investigation was part of an ongoing operation to tackle the cultivation, distribution and supply of cannabis and other controlled substances in the Munster area.

The men who are all in their 20s and 30s were being detained at Fermoy, Midleton and Cobh garda stations.

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