A man has been arrested following the seizure of suspected cannabis worth €130,000 in Co Longford.

Gardaí discovered the suspected drugs during a search under warrant at a residence in Aughnacliffe at approximately 1pm yesterday.

Gardaí said a "sophisticated cannabis growhouse" was located in two bedrooms and the basement of the residence.

Suspected cannabis plants worth approximatel;y €45,000 and suspected cannabis herb worth approximately €85,000 was sezed by the Roscommon/Longford Divisional Drugs Unit.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene.

He is detained at Granard Garda Station under Section 2 of The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996.