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Operation Tara - €631,500 Growhouse Seizure, Donegal Town, 21st February 2024

Issue Date: 22nd February 2024

Gardaí in Donegal seized suspected cannabis valued at approximately €631,500, during the course of searches at an industrial premises in Donegal town on Wednesday, 21st February 2024.

The searches were conducted by the Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by local members from Ballyshannon District at an address in Donegal town. During the course of the search, a large scale growhouse was located with cannabis plants at various stages of growth.

The drugs seized comprised 500 cannabis plants and 13.5kg of cultivated cannabis herb. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.

Gardaí in Donegal are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this growhouse and seizure, to contact the Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit on 074 916 7100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

No arrests have been made at this time. Investigations are ongoing.