Two due in court following of discovery €240,000 cannabis grow-house in Co Leitrim

Both men are expected to appear before a special sitting of Carrick on Shannon District Court at 8:15pm tonight.
Two due in court following of discovery €240,000 cannabis grow-house in Co Leitrim
Approximately 300 cannabis plants were found. File picture: Getty

Two men have been charged in connection with the discovery of €240,000 of suspected cannabis plants in Carrigallen, County Leitrim on Friday morning. 

Both men are expected to appear before a special sitting of Carrick on Shannon District Court at 8:15pm tonight.

Approximately 300 cannabis plants were seized along with growing equipment including lights, fans, and an irrigation system.

The discovery was made by gardaí and detectives from the Sligo /Leitrim Division at a house in Carrigallen, Co  Leitrim at approximately 10am on Friday morning. 

The two men, both aged in their mid-20s, were arrested at the house and taken to Carrick on Shannon Garda Station where they were detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996. 

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