Breaking: €80,000 worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny

One man arrested and in custody

Mary Cody

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Mary Cody

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mary.cody@kilkennypeople.ie

Breaking: €80,000 worth of cannabis seized in Kilkenny

Cannabis - file photo

Revenue officers seized a package containing approximately four kilogrammes of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €80,000, at a house in the Dunmore area of Kilkenny.  

During this joint intelligence led operation by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, and the Kilkenny Drugs Unit, gardaí arrested a 33-year old Irish man, who was detained under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice ( Drugs Trafficking) Act 1996  and brought to Kilkenny Garda Station, for questioning

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of ongoing joint investigations targeting drug importations in Kilkenny. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.