He was arrested early yesterday, after Gardaí found drugs worth more than €250,000.

Gardaí from Tramore, assisted by an Armed Response Unit, discovered what they described as a large cultivation of cannabis during a planned operation in Tramore early yesterday.

They located up to 450 cannabis plants growing at a premises at Riverstown Business Park.

The seizure has an estimated street value of €360,000.

A man in his 40’s was arrested at the scene and brought to Tramore Garda Station – where he was detained for questioning under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.