UPDATE: Man Charged. Four men arrested after €208,000 cannabis seizure

UPDATE:A man in his 40s has been charged in connection with the seizure and is expected to appear before a special sitting of Carrick-On-Shannon District Court today at 4pm.

Two men, aged in their 30s, have been released without charge.

One man in his 40s is still being detained at Ballymote Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.


Four men have been arrested after a suspected cannabis growhouse was discovered in Co. Sligo.

Gardai searched a vacant property in Ballymote yesterday afternoon, where they discovered a growhouse containing 85 cannabis plants.

Officers seized the plants and suspected cannabis herb with an estimated combined value of 208-thousand euro.

Four men were arrested in connection with the seizure.

Two men, aged in their 40s, are currently being questioned at Ballymote Garda Station while the other two men, aged in their 30s, are currently being held at Sligo Garda Station.