A man and a woman arrested earlier this week following a major drug seizure in Roscommon have been remanded in custody following a court appearance.

They appeared before Strokestown District Court yesterday evening charged with the possession of Cannabis worth over half a million euro.

As part of Operation Tara, Gardaí searched a premises in Ballaghaderreen on Monday afternoon, discovering a sophisticated grow house operation.

A man in his 60s and a woman in her 50s were arrested at the scene, before being remanded in custody in court yesterday.

The investigation is ongoing.


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