Revenue seize ketamine and herbal cannabis worth over €260,000

Yesterday (12/12/2023), as a result of risk profiling, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone seized almost 3kg of ketamine and over 4.6kg of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €266,000.  

The illicit drugs were discovered in parcels originating from the Netherlands and Spain, and were destined for addresses in Dublin and Kildare. 

Investigations are ongoing. 

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing joint investigations targeting organised crime groups and the importation, sale and supply 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 13/12/2023]