60,000 counterfeit cigarettes seized in Ballyshannon

60,000 counterfeit cigarettes were seized by Gardaí in Ballyshannon yesterday.

Ballyshannon Gardaí assisted by members of the Armed Support Unit carried out a number of searches in Ernedale Heights at around 8pm on Friday.

The cigarettes were found during one of these searches with an estimated value of €40,000 along with €3,500 worth of counterfeit clothing.

No arrests have been made at this time and the Gardaí and Revenue are conducting a joint investigation.