A man is due to appear in court this morning in connection with a drug seizure in Galway yesterday.

Gardaí attached to the Galway Divisional Drugs Unit seized combined drugs valued in excess of €150,000 and arrested a man following a search in the east Galway area.

Yesterday morning, Gardaí carried out a search under warrant at a domestic residence in the Cappataggle area. Cannabis plants worth €144,000 and cannabis herb worth €6,600 was seized.

 A man, aged in his 40s, was arrested at the scene, and later taken to Galway Divisional Headquarters where he was detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984.
The man was subsequently charged and is due to appear before Galway District Court this morning.
All of the drugs seized will now be sent for further analysis and investigations are ongoing.