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Gardai seize €80,000 worth of cannabis in Portarlington

Cannabis herb valued at €500 was found in the search
Cannabis herb was seized in Portlaoise

Gardaí seized €80,000 of cannabis herb at a house in Portarlington last night.

Gardai raided the house as part of a planned operation at around 10.55pm and one man has been arrested in connection with the find.

The man, who is in his 50s, was arrested at the scene, and is currently being questioned at Portlaoise Garda Station.

Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 8674100.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.