A 29-year-old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court in relation to the seizure of €280,000 worth of cannabis plants from a house in Co Roscommon.
Zhong Xue was before Castlerea Court accused of cannabis possession and possession of cannabis for sale or supply at Rocksavage House, Knockadangan, Athleague, Co Roscommon on 5 September.
Solicitor for the defendant Con Harlow told the court that his client is a Chinese national who has been in Ireland for one month.
He said that his client may have a medical condition and requested that he receive a medical examination at Castlerea Prison.
Judge Geoffrey Brown remanded the defendant to appear before Harristown Court on Friday 13 September.