Gardai have arrested two men after discovering a cannabis grow house in Mullinahone earlier this week.
The discovery was made at 7pm on Monday when gardai from the Kilkenny/Carlow Divisional Drug Unit obtained a warrant to search the house.
During the search, gardai seized 60 suspected cannabis plants worth an estimated €48,000 and suspected cannabis herb valued at around €4,000.
The drugs will now be sent for analysis.
Two men were arrested at the scene and brought to Kilkenny Garda Station, where they were detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act.
They have since been charged and are due to appear before the courts at a later date.