Cocaine worth an estimated €812,000 has been seized in Co Kildare.

11.6kg of the drug was found in a vehicle that was stopped and searched in the Naas area this morning.

Gardaí and Revenue Customs officers were involved in the operation.

It was part of an ongoing investigation into organised crime.

A man in his 30s was arrested and he is being held at Naas Garda Station.