Revenue seize drugs worth over €700,000 in Dublin

Yesterday (22/12/2021), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized 36 kgs of cannabis herb and 6 kg of cannabis resin at Dublin Port. The illegal drugs were discovered concealed within a furniture consignment that had arrived from Spain.

Also yesterday, as part of a separate operation and with the assistance of detector dog Robbie, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Dublin seized 6 kg of cannabis herb.

The drugs seized in both operations have a combined estimated value of €716,000.
Investigations are ongoing.
These seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply 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.
[ENDS 23/12/2021]