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Man in 40s appears in Kilkenny District Court after drug bust

Conor Trindle
05 Oct 2022, 02:55 GMT+10

CO CARLOW, Ireland - A man aged in his 40s appeared before the Kilkenny District Court on Tuesday following a major drugs seizure on the weekend.

The arrest of the man and the seizure were part of Operation Tara in the Kilkenny and Carlow Division

On Sunday, investigators seized cannabis herb with a value of €360,000 and arrested the man following a search operation in Pollerton, Carlow.

Officers carried out the search under warrant at a property on Sunday night and discovered cannabis herb estimated to be worth €360,000.

Man is being detained at Carlow Garda Station

The man arrested was detained at Carlow Garda Station. He was later charged, ahead of his appearance
before Kilkenny District Court on Tuesday.

Gardai say investigations are ongoing.

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