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Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage
# Dublin Airport
# Dublin Airport

Man arrived from Barcelona with €200k of cannabis in luggage

Jan 23rd 2015, 8:15 PM 15,858 Views 68 Comments

In a separate operation, Revenue officers seized 7,400 cigarettes.

Look at this pile of cannabis seized at Dublin Port yesterday
# Drugs
# Drugs

Look at this pile of cannabis seized at Dublin Port yesterday

Dec 23rd 2014, 10:57 AM 12,224 Views 75 Comments

The 85 kilogrammes of cannabis was discovered in animal feed.

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster
# Investigation
# Investigation

Pics: 100,000 cigarettes in unmarked boxes seized in Munster

Jan 21st 2014, 5:51 PM 8,531 Views 15 Comments

The cigarettes were seized from a Ford Transit van on the Tipperary/Limerick border this afternoon.

Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue
# Drugs
# Drugs

Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue

Aug 8th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,260 Views 40 Comments

Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.

1.2 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

1.2 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port

Jul 17th 2013, 1:20 PM 3,713 Views 16 Comments

The seizure had a retail value of €552,000 and was found in a number of pallets that arrived from Belgium.

10.4 million cigarettes worth €4.6m seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

10.4 million cigarettes worth €4.6m seized at Dublin Port

Jul 12th 2013, 4:21 PM 3,697 Views 16 Comments

The cigarettes were found in a 40-foot container that arrived from Rotterdam by ferry.

Customs seize €48k in cash from passenger at Cork Airport
# Amsterdam
# Amsterdam

Customs seize €48k in cash from passenger at Cork Airport

Jul 6th 2013, 2:03 PM 11,637 Views 39 Comments

The money was found in the carry-on luggage of a passenger attempting to fly to Amsterdam.

Revenue seizes cash from man attempting to board ferry in Dublin
# Seized
# Seized

Revenue seizes cash from man attempting to board ferry in Dublin

Jun 2nd 2013, 5:51 PM 24,321 Views 51 Comments

A man in his 30s was attempting to board a ferry to Holyhead while carrying €45,000 in cash.

Revenue seize drugs worth €135,000 in three airport incidents
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seize drugs worth €135,000 in three airport incidents

Mar 4th 2013, 6:51 PM 14,419 Views 36 Comments

Drugs were found concealed in candles, in cassava leaves, and having been ingested.

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport
# Revenue
# Revenue

Revenue seizes €52,760 in cash at Dublin airport

Nov 30th 2012, 3:58 PM 9,135 Views 31 Comments

The money was found during four different seizures on Irish men about to board two different flights to Amsterdam yesterday.

Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants
# Laundering
# Laundering

Two arrested after discovery of oil laundering plants

Oct 1st 2012, 8:45 PM 8,482 Views 31 Comments

The plants had a combined capacity to launder 20 million litres of fuel a year.

Over 14kg of cannabis resin discovered at Rosslare after alert from sniffer dog
# Drugs
# Drugs

Over 14kg of cannabis resin discovered at Rosslare after alert from sniffer dog

Aug 9th 2012, 3:04 PM 4,335 Views 11 Comments

Vehicle was searched following an indication from ‘Alfie’ and routine profiling, according to the Revenue Commissioners.

Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan
# Laundering
# Laundering

Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Jul 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 4,733 Views 24 Comments

The plant was operating when gardaí searched the premises, and represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €7.5m per year.

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection

May 25th 2012, 4:10 PM 2,902 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes were detected at Portlaoise Mail Centre, leading to the discovery of 40,000 ecstasy tablets.

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

Oil laundering plant, cigarettes and smuggled fuel seized by Customs

May 16th 2012, 5:45 PM 3,626 Views 10 Comments

Seizures were made in three separate operations today by the Revenue’s Customs Service.

Oil laundering plant discovered in Cavan
# Fuel
# Fuel

Oil laundering plant discovered in Cavan

Mar 27th 2012, 10:17 PM 7,318 Views 27 Comments

Gardaí and Revenue officers uncovered the plant this evening and said it had the capacity to launder around ten million litres of fuel per year.

Oil laundering plant discovered in Co Louth
# Oil Laundering
# Oil Laundering

Oil laundering plant discovered in Co Louth

Jan 25th 2012, 10:09 PM 3,915 Views 30 Comments

Two men have been arrested following the discovery of an oil laundering plant posing a potential loss of €6 million to the Exchequer in Co Louth.