Major cannabis growhouse discovered in Donegal Town

A major cannabis growhouse has been discovered in Donegal Town.


Gardaí also seized suspected cannabis valued at approximately €631,500, during the course of searches at an industrial premises in Donegal town yesterday.


The searches were conducted by the Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit, assisted by local members from Ballyshannon District at an address in Donegal town.


During the course of the search, a large scale growhouse was located with cannabis plants at various stages of growth.


The drugs seized comprised 500 cannabis plants and 13.5kg of cultivated cannabis herb. The suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland (FSI) for analysis.


Gardaí in Donegal are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this growhouse and seizure, to contact the Donegal Divisional Drugs Unit on 074 916 7100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


Gardai say that no arrests have yet been made and that investigations are ongoing.