Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €120,000 at Shannon Airport

Last Friday (13/10/2023), as a result of risk profiling and with the assistance of detector dog Harley, Revenue officers seized 6 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €120,000 at Shannon Airport.

The illicit drugs were discovered in two separate parcels originating from Switzerland and were destined for an address in Waterford.

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 drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 16/10/2023]