Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth over €240,000 at Shannon Airport

Today (01/02/2023), as part of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Harley, Revenue officers seized over 12kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value in excess of €240,000 at Shannon Airport.

The illegal drugs were discovered concealed in two parcels that had arrived in an air cargo consignment from France and were destined for an address in Limerick.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is 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.

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