€135,000 worth of cannabis seized in Co Leitrim

Gardai have made the biggest ever drug seizure recorded in Co Leitrim.

On Tuesday night 23kg of cannabis resin, with a street value of €135,000, was seized in Carrick-on-Shannon, after a car was searched.

A 50-year-old man was arrested, and in followed up searches of his address in Manorhamilton, another €5,000 of the drug was seized, along with a large sum of money.