Shortly after 11pm uniform Gardaí from Anglesea Street, assisted by the Armed Support Unit and detectives from Blackrock, executed a search warrant at a house on Nutley Road, Mahon, Cork

During the course of the search Gardaí found two grow tents that containing €5,600 of cannabis plants. The plants were seized along with equipment such as lighting, humidifiers and thermometers. The scene was also photographed by the local Scenes of Crime Unit. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

A man, aged in his late 20s, was arrested at the scene and brought to the Bridewell Garda Station. He was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 and has since been released.

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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