As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí seized cannabis in excess of €70,000 and arrested two persons following a search in Dunmore, County Galway on Tuesday, May 10th.
Gardai attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit carried out the search under warrant and discovered an underground bunker at the premises.
Cannabis plants worth €52,800 and cannabis herb valued at €11,500 was seized. A woman (60s) and man (30s) were both arrested at the scene.
They are currently detained at Galway Divisional Headquarters under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996. A follow up search was carried out in Galway city later in the evening, and a further €6,000 in cannabis herb was discovered. All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.