Man held over Kilkenny drug haul


A man was arrested by gardaí during the seizure of some €320,000 of cannabis plants in Co Kilkenny this evening.

A growhouse was discovered by gardaí during the search of a residential house in Urlingford at about 5pm.

The man in his 20s was arrested at scene. He is being held at Kilkenny Garda sation under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.

He can be held for up to 7 days.