Two people have been arrested after cannabis with an estimated street value of €1.5m was seized in Kells in Co Meath.

A 53-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman were arrested when gardaí searched a business premises last night.

They are being questioned at Kells Garda Station.

Gardaí said a "large cannabis cultivation operation" was being operated at the site.

The Kells Garda Drug Unit was assisted in the operation by the Regional Support Unit.