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Large cannabis stash seized in Kilkenny city

The drugs had an estimated street value of €40,000

A large quantity of drugs was seized from a premises in Kilkenny city last night.

A stash of cannabis plants at various stages of growth was discovered, with an estimated street value of €40,000.

A warrant had been issued for a planned search of the premises, which took place at midnight.

A man with a local address was arrested, and is currently being detained in Kilkenny Garda Station,under Section 2 of the Drugs Trafficking Act.