'Sophisticated' grow house discovered in West Cork

'Sophisticated' grow house discovered in West Cork

Inchigeela grow house. Pic: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have seized €20,800 of suspected cannabis following the discovery of a cannabis grow house in West Cork on November 5, 2020.

At around 7.30pm Gardaí from the West Cork Divisional Drugs Units executed a search warrant at a house in the Inchigeela area.

During the course of the search Gardaí discovered a sophisticated grow house containing a conveyor belt grow system, fans, lights and ventilation. 

The suspected cannabis plants, at various stages of growth, are worth an estimated €14,800.

Inchigeela grow house. Pic: An Garda Síochána
Inchigeela grow house. Pic: An Garda Síochána

A further search of the house led to the seizure of €6,000 of suspected cannabis herb. 

All of the suspected drugs will now be sent to Forensic Science Ireland for analysis.

No arrests have been made but Gardaí are following a definite line of enquiry.

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