Revenue seize drugs worth €260,000 at Dublin Port

On 18/02/2021, Revenue officers seized a total of 13kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €260,000 in two separate operations at Dublin Port.

As part of the first operation, with the assistance of detector dog Robbie, 5kgs of herbal cannabis was discovered in a parcel that originated from The Netherlands. Separately, and with the assistance of Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner, 8kgs of herbal cannabis was found concealed within electric heaters that originated in Spain. Both consignments were destined for addresses in Dublin. Investigations are ongoing.

These seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.