# customs - Thursday 9 May, 2013
Gardaí and Revenue seized more than three million cigarettes in two separate raids.
# customs - Sunday 5 May, 2013
The things you find in Wikileaks…
# customs - Monday 8 April, 2013
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In three separate seizures, large quantities of cocaine and Methamphetamine were seized and two people were arrested.
# customs - Sunday 7 April, 2013
The directive was signed by the Revenue Commissioner late last month.
# customs - Monday 1 April, 2013
Of the 55 people prosecuted for smuggling offences last year, 18 had addresses outside of Ireland.
# customs - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
Nineteen searches were carried out at premises associated with a known criminal gang.
# customs - Friday 22 February, 2013
Operations have been suspended at the plant, which is under investigation by the Agriculture Department’s Special Investigation Unit.
# customs - Friday 25 January, 2013
Separately, two Latvian men have appeared in court
# customs - Monday 14 January, 2013
The cocaine was found in the lining of the man’s rucksack by Revenue’s
Customs Service. # customs - Thursday 15 November, 2012
The association said there is a need for a change in the tagging system as well as a comprehensive database like that for cattle.
# customs - Friday 2 November, 2012
Spending at the Department of Social Protection was more than expected, whereas the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation continues to underspend.
# customs - Friday 26 October, 2012
Revenue’s sniffer dog, Carby, gave an indication and the cash was discovered concealed in a woman’s carry-on bag.
# customs - Thursday 18 October, 2012
Two men were stopped and searched as part of an intelligence-led operation.
# customs - Thursday 4 October, 2012
The seizure included more than 120,000 tablets and capsules.
# customs - Monday 1 October, 2012
The plants had a combined capacity to launder 20 million litres of fuel a year.
# customs - Monday 24 September, 2012
The cigarettes, of brands which are not otherwise sold in Ireland, were stored in a shipment described as ‘furniture’.
# customs - Wednesday 19 September, 2012
Two separate operations have yielded a seizure of nearly four million cigarettes.
Eight tonnes of toxic sludge was recovered at the plant in Clontibret, which Revenue says cost the exchequer about €1m a year.
# customs - Monday 10 September, 2012
# customs - Friday 31 August, 2012
Around 500kgs of cannabis resin were discovered on a yacht yesterday afternoon by Spanish authorities.
# customs - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
The two men appeared in court after Revenue seized 103,000 cigarettes at Rosslare Europort earlier this month.
Drugs worth an estimated half a billion Australian dollars were seized in Sydney.
# customs - Saturday 21 July, 2012
The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.
# customs - Monday 9 July, 2012
The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.
# customs - Friday 29 June, 2012
The cigarettes, which were seized in three separate operations this week, had an estimated retail value of over €315,000.
# customs - Friday 25 May, 2012
The cigarettes were detected at Portlaoise Mail Centre, leading to the discovery of 40,000 ecstasy tablets.
# customs - Friday 18 May, 2012
The drugs were found concealed in a tailored suitcase being carried by a man on a flight from Dubai.
# customs - Sunday 13 May, 2012
Herbal cannabis and cocaine were found concealed in a trailer at Dublin Port today.
# customs - Sunday 6 May, 2012
We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.
# customs - Monday 2 April, 2012
This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
# customs - Friday 16 March, 2012
Herbal cannabis and 10,000 tablets suspected of being a controlled substance were seized at a house at Rathcoole, Co Dublin, yesterday.
# customs - Saturday 25 February, 2012
A man in his 60s has been questioned in relation to the seizure.
# customs - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today. # customs - Thursday 2 February, 2012
A man was arrested after the 59kg shipment was discovered inside a car arriving from France.
# customs - Wednesday 1 February, 2012
Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.
# customs - Tuesday 24 January, 2012
The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.
# customs - Monday 16 January, 2012
Customs officers and gardaí carried out searches at two properties in Limerick city on Friday. # customs - Wednesday 4 January, 2012
Canadian Martin Reisch says a customs officer allowed him to pass into the US with only a scan of his passport on his iPad.
# customs - Thursday 29 December, 2011
In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.
Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.