# customs - Today’s News
# customs - Thursday 11 June, 2015
Around two thirds of black market cigarettes in Ireland are ‘illicit whites’.
# customs - Thursday 14 May, 2015
Depp brought them into the country without declaring them to quarantine officials.
# customs - Tuesday 12 May, 2015
The lorry at Dublin Port was destined for West Africa.
# customs - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
Ruth Coppinger wants the State to stop confiscating the tablets.
# customs - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.
# customs - Thursday 5 February, 2015
The puppies are aged from as young as 5 weeks up to 8 weeks of age.
# customs - Thursday 18 December, 2014
They could hardly let THAT go…
# customs - Monday 15 December, 2014
A search operation was carried out over four counties.
# customs - Monday 8 December, 2014
The cargo has a street value of around €68,300.
# customs - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
The runners came from China and are believed to have been destined for the Christmas market in Ireland.
# customs - Monday 1 December, 2014
# customs - Saturday 8 November, 2014
A 50-year-old Romanian national arriving from Abu Dhabi was arrested.
# customs - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
Gardaí will implement a plan to tackle it with Revenue.
# customs - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with the find, which included a large among of laundered fuel and toxic waste.
# customs - Thursday 21 August, 2014
The 30-year-old appeared in court today after more than 16,000 cigarettes were found in his luggage.
# customs - Tuesday 29 July, 2014
Customs agents were helped in their pursuit by detection dogs, Casey, Meg and Holly.
# customs - Monday 28 July, 2014
Drugs seized and arrests made in joint Garda and Revenue operation today.
# customs - Friday 27 June, 2014
They would have gotten away with it too, if it wasn’t for that pesky mutt…
# customs - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The items seized today have a total value of around €50,000.
# customs - Monday 12 May, 2014
The cigarette seizure brings to €233,000 the value of seized tobacco this year.
# customs - Wednesday 16 April, 2014
The cash was discovered during a routine pat-down.
# customs - Wednesday 9 April, 2014
The man was about to board an early morning flight to Brussels when he was stopped.
# customs - Monday 24 March, 2014
Around €50,000 worth of the natural amphetamine was seized by Revenue.
# customs - Monday 17 March, 2014
Officers stopped and searched four men as they disembarked a flight from Wroclaw last night.
# customs - Monday 10 March, 2014
Over 20,000 toys were destroyed for being unsafe last year.
# customs - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
Two men were questioned in connection with the discovery of the tobacco.
# customs - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
Two people were arrested and a number of mobile phones and tablets were seized in a follow-up search.
# customs - Monday 6 January, 2014
More than 16,000 cigarettes were seized from the man’s luggage after he arrived on a flight from Dubai earlier today.
# customs - Saturday 14 December, 2013
Cigarettes and a quantity of tobacco were found when a car was stopped by gardaí on the M8 this morning.
# customs - Friday 29 November, 2013
Some of the seizures include 1.1 million cigarettes, 3,500 litres of spirits and 49 pellets of cocaine.
# customs - Monday 18 November, 2013
The operation was found near the town of Portlaw, some 19km west of Waterford City, earlier today.
# customs - Friday 11 October, 2013
The sniffer dog also uncovered €55,000 in cash, while a further €28,000 worth of cigarettes was also seized.
# customs - Sunday 29 September, 2013
The cigarette were found in two searches after a non-Irish national was searched in Cork airport as he disembarked a flight form Warsaw.
# customs - Monday 16 September, 2013
Customs officers and gardaí also found 20,000 litres of oil and three tonnes of toxic waste. One man has been arrested.
The Irish Medicines Board said sedatives, weight loss pills and erectile dysfunction drugs were the most detained items as they warn against online purchasing.
# customs - Sunday 15 September, 2013
15 million cigarettes have been seized in the first half of this year, compared with 95 million last year.
# customs - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.
# customs - Wednesday 7 August, 2013
A man in his 40s is being questioned.
# customs - Sunday 4 August, 2013
The Spanish national arrived on a flight into Cork Airport yesterday.
# customs - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
A Moldovan national was also sentenced to three months in prison for evasion of duty on cigarettes.