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Court Appearance - Drug seizure and arrests in Ballyvourney, Co. Cork on the 23/4/13

A male in his 30’s who was detained in relation to the discovery of cannabis plants and herb at Derreenaling is scheduled to appear at a special sitting of Bandon District Court tonight at 9pm charged in connection with this seizure.

The two other males who had been detained have been released without charge this evening and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

Previous press release listed below refers.


Garda Press Office. 


Gardai in Macroom have arrested three men following a drugs seizure at Derreenaling, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork on 23rd April 2013.

The discovery was made yesterday evening when Gardaí from the Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit searched land at Derreenaling and discovered a sophisticated cannabis grow house located underground.

A large quantity of cannabis plant and herb with an estimated street value of €100,000  (pending analysis) was seized. 

The three men are detained at various West Cork Garda Stations under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act, 1996.