# smuggling - Friday 17 May, 2013
The 38-year-old lorry driver from Tyrone was sentenced to 14 years in jail today after being caught with a large amount of cannabis in his truck.
# smuggling - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Up to 100 retailers are to meet tomorrow evening on the issues of cigarette smuggling and illegal cigarette selling in Dublin.
# smuggling - Monday 18 March, 2013
For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.
# smuggling - Friday 8 March, 2013
Revenue said separate discoveries of drugs and cigarettes this week would have been worth about €65,000.
# smuggling - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
The report from the International Narcotics Control Board said Europe alone almost one new substance is appearing every week.
# smuggling - Thursday 23 August, 2012
Two airline stewards were off-duty when they were detained by authorities over alleged smuggling of cigarettes from the Canary Islands.
# smuggling - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
Interpol says coordinated investigation into theft of sports cars worth around €6m involved 14 member states.
# smuggling - Sunday 15 July, 2012
The Health Minister James Reilly wants to increase the price of 20 cigarettes by around €6 in the next six years. What do you think?
# smuggling - Wednesday 16 May, 2012
Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.
# smuggling - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
US border protection agents noticed something strange about the wheelchair cushion…
Finance Minister says Revenue sometimes requires interpreters when questioning passengers who have insufficient Irish or English.
# smuggling - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
South Korean officials said yesterday that they intercepted the smuggling of capsules containing the flesh of deceased infants.
# smuggling - Monday 7 May, 2012
Customs officers intercepted smuggled capsules from China which they say contained human flesh.
# smuggling - Sunday 15 April, 2012
The “L&M” brand cigarettes, seized at Rosslare, had a reported retail value of €1.4 million.
# smuggling - Friday 13 April, 2012
The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.
# smuggling - Thursday 12 April, 2012
Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.
# smuggling - Monday 9 April, 2012
The average fine for cigarette smuggling last year was less than €2,000, according to Revenue figures.
# smuggling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.
# smuggling - Friday 3 February, 2012
The cigarettes and tobacco seized in a series of raids were worth more than €80,000.
# smuggling - Monday 30 January, 2012
Over 109 million illegal cigarettes with a retail value of €45.9m were seized by Revenue Customs officials last year.
# smuggling - Thursday 29 December, 2011
Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.
# smuggling - Monday 19 December, 2011
The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.
# smuggling - Friday 16 December, 2011
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# smuggling - Sunday 11 December, 2011
The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.
# smuggling - Thursday 1 December, 2011
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
# smuggling - Tuesday 22 November, 2011
Retailers Against Smuggling has called for the government to impose a minimum fine for cigarette smuggling.
# smuggling - Monday 21 November, 2011
An Australian was given the payment after authorities wrongly accused him of attempting to smuggling drugs in his shampoo.
# smuggling - Tuesday 15 November, 2011
Three men and a woman from Poland have been remanded in custody for a week over the 53,860 cigarettes found at Dublin Airport.
# smuggling - Monday 14 November, 2011
Meanwhile consumption of cheaper rolled tobacco has increased dramatically.
# smuggling - Tuesday 18 October, 2011
The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a €1 tax increase on a packet of 20 cigarettes in the next Budget. But Retailers Against Smuggling believe there should be no increase in excise on tobacco.
# smuggling - Monday 3 October, 2011
The man was caught at an airport in French Guiana with hummingbirds wrapped in cloth and put in pouches sewn inside his pants.
# smuggling - Saturday 30 July, 2011
Honduran authorities have been unloading the vessel since its crew tried to scuttle it after its detection on Wednesday.
# smuggling - Thursday 7 July, 2011
Three men being questioned over the seizure of €2.7m worth of cigarettes in Co Louth.
# smuggling - Tuesday 5 July, 2011
Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.
# smuggling - Thursday 12 May, 2011
In today’s Fix: Security threat ahead of Obama visit; Howlin talks tough on the bailout; Swift justice in the courts; school construction woes; what it’s like to default; and Jedward mania.
Dublin District Court judge sends smuggler down for six months after he’s caught with nearly 10,000 illegal cigarettes.
# smuggling - Thursday 13 January, 2011
TWO MEN HAVE been arrested after eight million cigarettes and two truck were seized in Co Louth. The ‘B&H’ brand cigarettes – with an estimated retail value of €3.4m – arrived into Dublin Port on a container from China.
Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized the cigarettes near Drogheda, Co Louth and gardai arrested the two men as part of the investigation. They are preparing a file for the DPP.
# smuggling - Thursday 29 July, 2010
AN ITALIAN MAN has been arrested at Belfast International Airport as he attempted to smuggle £10,000 out of the country in his underwear. The man was attempted to board a flight to Rome last Friday when he was detained by security.
He was unable to provide a reasonable explanation for the sterling and euro notes discovered in his pants.
The cash has been detained, but will be returned to the man if he can prove that it was sourced legitimately.
# smuggling - Wednesday 28 July, 2010
THE REVENUE COMMISSIONERS have launched a new confidential free phone number for the public to provide information relating to illegal cigarettes. The number is 1800 295 295. Revenue officers have seized smuggled cigarettes worth over €5 million in the past fortnight.