Three men due before court in connection with cannabis seizure

Gardaí carried out the searches yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Cavan area

Gardaí have seized cannabis plants worth more than €400,000 after searches in Cavan and Meath.

Three men are due before the courts this afternoon in connection with the seizures.

Gardaí carried out the searches yesterday as part of an ongoing investigation into the sale and supply of drugs in the Cavan area.

They searched a premises in Virginia where they discovered €210,000 worth of cannabis plants.

Three men - two aged 30 and one aged 28 - were arrested at the scene.

One man was released without charged, while the other two are due before a special sitting of Cavan District Court this evening.

In Meath gardaí searched a premises in Ross where they found a further €200,000 worth of cannabis plants.

A 24-year-old man was arrested and is due to appear before the courts in Dublin this afternoon.