Cannabis worth over €460,000 has been seized at Dublin Airport.
Revenue officers seized 22.5 kilos of the drug today as part of routine searches.
The drugs were discovered concealed in parcels described as ‘Car Parts and Healthcare Products’, which had arrived from Spain and were destined for addresses in Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny.
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A spokesperson for Revenue says: "Today (26 January 2023), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized 22.5 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of over €460,000, at Dublin Airport.
"The illegal drugs were discovered concealed in parcels described as ‘Car Parts and Healthcare Products’, that had arrived in air cargo consignments from Spain and were destined for addresses in Counties Wexford, Waterford and Kilkenny.
"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 in 1800 295 295."