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Man in his 60s arrested after discovery of 'sophisticated' cannabis growhouse worth €350,000 in Kerry

The discovery was made after a search by gardaí earlier this afternoon.

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GARDAÍ HAVE UNCOVERED what’s being described as a ‘sophisticated’ cannabis growhouse at a house in Co Kerry.

A man in his 60s was arrested at the scene, a house in Moyvane, this afternoon by gardaí from Listowel following a search of the premises.

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The search uncovered cannabis plants “in various stages of maturity” and dried cannabis with a combined estimated street value of up to €350,000, a Garda spokesperson said this evening.

The scene has been preserved pending a technical examination.

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