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Gardaí find €400k worth of cannabis herb at Mayo growhouse

Over 500 plants were seized at the premises in Ballinastanford, Claremorris.

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CANNABIS HERB WORTH an estimated €400,000 has been discovered today in Mayo, gardaí said.

Members from the Claremorris Community Engagement Unit and the Mayo Divisional Drugs Unit conducted a search this afternoon at a disused premises at Ballinastanford, Claremorris.

They discovered the disused premises had been converted into a cannabis grow house with insulation lighting and heat fitted out to facilitate large-scale production.

Over 500 cannabis plants were discovered, with the estimated value subject to analysis.

No arrests were made, and gardaí added that investigations were ongoing.

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