Gardaí have seized cannabis worth an estimated street value of €150,000 at a sophisticated cannabis-growing operation in Co Louth today.

Gardaí carried out a search of a house on the outskirts of Dundalk this afternoon where they uncovered the cannabis-growing operation.

Cannabis seizure

Around 130 cannabis plants were recovered along with a quantity of cannabis herb, with an estimated street value of €150,000.

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene and is currently being questioned at Dundalk Garda Station.