Two people were arrested in connection with a drug seizure in county Galway yesterday.
As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit seized cannabis in excess of €70,000 and arrested two persons following a search in Dunmore.
 
Gardaí, who carried out the search under warrant, discovered an underground bunker at the premises. Cannabis plants worth €52,800 and cannabis herb valued at €11,500 was seized.
 
A woman (60s) and man (30s) were both arrested at the scene. They are currently detained at Galway Divisional Headquarters under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act 1996.
 
A follow up search was carried out in Galway city later in the evening, and a further €6,000 in cannabis herb was discovered.
 
All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis.
 
Investigations are ongoing.
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