A man has been arrested after a cannabis grow house was discovered in Co Leitrim.

More than 250 cannabis plants were found during a search of a house in Aughavas near Carrigallen.

The plants have an estimated street value of €200,000.

The man, who is in his early 50s, is being held at Carrick-on-Shannon Garda Station.

The house has been sealed off for a forensic examination.