Couple held after cannabis seized on farm

A man and woman were arrested today after 5kg (11lb) of herbal cannabis and plants were seized on a farm.

The drugs haul was uncovered during a planned search of buildings in the Kealkill area of Bantry, west Cork.

A 52-year-old woman and a 21-year-old were arrested and taken to Bantry Garda Station for questioning under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act.

A Garda spokesman said the drugs haul was worth about €65,000.


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