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Ollie the dog helps find cannabis worth €300,000 at Shannon Airport

After a positive indication on a package by customs dog Ollie, Revenue officials discovered the concealed drugs.


SHANNON AIRPORT WAS the scene of a major cannabis haul today.

Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service at Shannon Airport seized a quantity of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €300,000.

They said the seizure came following a positive indication by Customs dog, Ollie.

After he sniffed out the package, Revenue officials discovered the drugs concealed in a consignment of freight that arrived into Shannon.

Investigations are continuing into the haul.

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