Herbal cannabis and a quantity of cannabis plants with an estimated value of €12,000 have been seized from a house in Cahir, Co Tipperary today.

The drugs were seized as part of an ongoing operation into drug trafficking in the Tipperary area.

A Polish national was arrested and brought to Cahir Garda Station where he was detained under Section 2 of the Drug Trafficking Act.

He was later brought before a special sitting of Cahir District Court where Judge Finn remanded him in custody to a special sitting of Clonmel District Court next Tuesday.