Two men arrested after cannabis found at house in Carlow town

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TWO Polish nationals appeared before a special sitting of Carlow District Court on Saturday night after €1.6 million worth of cannabis herb was discovered in a residential house at Tullow Road, Carlow on Friday morning. As part of ongoing investigations by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau targeting serious and international criminal activity with the assistance of Europol, a search was carried out at a premises on Tullow Road, Carlow. Up to 20 gardaí, including members of the armed unit, raided the house, where hundreds of bags of vacuum-packed cannabis herb was discovered in an upstairs bedroom. The drugs have an estimated street value of €1.6 million, while cash totalling €21,000 was also discovered. Two men originally from Poland aged 38 and 39 were arrested and were initially detained in Kilkenny Garda Station. They were then brought to a special sitting of Carlow District Court at 10.30pm on Saturday night, where they were charged in connection with the drugs. “This is a huge blow to drug traffickers in the Carlow area. This is a significant development in our investigations,” a local garda spokesperson told The Nationalist. Two men arrested after cannabis found at house in Carlow town

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