Illegal tobacco worth €210,000 has been seized in Dublin last night.
230,000 cigarettes and 160kg of tobacco were discovered during a number of searches by Gardaí, Revenue officers and their detector dog Bailey in the Dublin 7 and Dublin 9 areas. The find was made as part of an operation targeting the major Dublin supply and distribution network in the illicit tobacco trade.
A large quantity of cash as well as electronic equipment, mobile phones and two vehicles were also seized.
A 38 year old man from Dublin and a number of other individuals were questioned and a file is being prepared for the DPP.