Man arrested after cannabis growhouse found in Co. Kildare

Gardaí have discovered a cannabis growhouse in Co. Kildare.

Officers in Newbridge are investigating the find at a house in Rossconnell, Newbridge, this afternoon.

They carried out a search of the house and arrested a man in his mid-40s.

Cannabis was seized which is estimated to be worth more than €60,000.

The man, originally from eastern Europe, is being held at Newbridge Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.

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