Updated: 16/01/17 : 07:16:45
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Fake €50 notes circulating in Sligo

Sligo retailers are being warned to be on the lookout for fake €50 euro notes.

The fake notes, of poor quality, have been circulating in Sligo since Thursday evening.

One retailer told Sligo Today that the notes are 'easily detected by the naked eye and by the feel of them'.

However, they could be passed in busy situations, especially in bars.

Employers should brief all staff on the situation and any fakes discovered should be reported to the gardaí