Three men arrested following cannabis find

THREE men are being questioned at Kilkenny Garda Station following a seizure of cannabis plants with an estimated value of €50,000.

THREE men are being questioned at Kilkenny Garda Station following a seizure of cannabis plants with an estimated value of €50,000.

100 cannabis plants and growing apparatus was seized from ‘a growhouse’ at Scart, Freshford earlier today.

This is a ‘significant’ find, a garda spokesman said. Gardai had carried out a surveillance operation on the property in recent days. A technical examination is currently being carried out and gardai remain at the scene.

Chief Supt Mick McGarry urged people living in rural areas to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity on 1800 666 111.