Cannabis plants worth €400,000 were discovered by gardai in a van abandoned on the side of the M3 this morning.
More than 500 plants were found in a white Renault Traffic van on the M3 motorway near Dunshaughlin shortly before 9am this morning.
The van was parked on the southbound side of the motorway between J7 Skryne and J6 Dunshaughlin.
The vehicle has been removed from the scene for technical and forensic examinations.
Nobody has been arrested in connection with the investigation.
A garda spokesman…