Cannabis plants. File picture
A significant amount of cannabis was seized today by gardaí at a residential property in Thomastown.
A man was arrested and is being questioned at Kilkenny Garda Station in connection with the seizure.
This morning in a separate search approximately E2,000 worth of worth of ecstasy and amphetamines were seized in a rural location outside Kilmoganny. A 23-year-old male was arrested and is being detained at Thomastown Garda Station.
The seizures are not believed to be connected.
Operation Storm - a high profile garda operation is ongoing today in South Kilkenny. To date 16 arrests have been made and eight searches have taken place.