Nine people have been arrested in Dublin and Wexford following the seizure of drugs with an estimated street value of €640,000.
During the operation yesterday, gardaí searched a premises in the north inner city.
They discovered a grow house with 800 cannabis plants.
Four people were arrested at the scene.
In excess of 800 cannabis plants (value €640k) were seized when a grow house was discovered by members of the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau in Dublin yesterday. Nine people have been arrested in Dublin & Wexford as part of the investigation. pic.twitter.com/8Zr7qIrUQw
— Garda Info (@gardainfo) March 3, 2019
During follow-up searches in Co Wexford, five more people were arrested.
All nine arrested people are now being held at Garda stations in Dublin and Wexford.
Those arrested include six Portuguese nationals (all male), one UK national (male), and a man and woman from Ireland.
They range in age from 17 to 45 years.
The Garda investigation is ongoing.