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County Clare: Police find cannabis worth 680,000 euros

Officers found 34 kilos of herbal cannabis when they searched a house in County Clare Image copyright An Garda Síochána
Image caption Officers found 34 kilos of herbal cannabis when they searched a house in County Clare

Herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of 680,000 euros (£532,000) has been seized by police in the Republic of Ireland.

Officers found 34 kilos of the drug when they searched a house in Querrin, Kilkee, County Clare on Friday afternoon.

They arrested a 24-year-old man and took him to Kilrush Garda (police) station to be questioned.

The investigation is focused on drug sales in counties Clare and Limerick.

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