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# smuggled - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

165 litres of alcohol and almost 48,000 cigarettes seized by Revenue

The seizures were made as part of two separate operations in the last week.

# smuggled - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Almost 3 million contraband cigarettes seized from property in Kildare

The cigarettes would have represented a loss to the Exchequer of €1.3 million.

# smuggled - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Father goes on trial in Spain in case of 8-year-old found in suitcase at border crossing

Ali Ouattara said he was “misled” by smugglers as to how they’d bring his son into the country.

# smuggled - Monday 28 August, 2017

Over €19,000 worth of smuggled alcohol and cigarettes seized in Dublin

Over 28,000 contraband cigarettes were seized at Dublin Airport this weekend.

# smuggled - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man who attempted to smuggle drugs to pay for daughter's operation jailed

The Ecuadorian man’s two daughter and former partner have since gone missing after an earthquake.

# smuggled - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Large quantity of cannabis found hidden with frozen meat in Rosslare

The drugs were in an unaccompanied container that had arrived from France.

# smuggled - Friday 5 June, 2015

A boy found in a suitcase in Spain is being reunited with his mother

He was found a crossing into a Spanish enclave in North Africa.

# smuggled - Friday 8 May, 2015

'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside'

An eight-year-old boy was found in a suitcase crossing into Spanish territory.

# smuggled - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge You'll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison Smuggled

You'll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison

Just think of the worst possible place to put a gun, and you have it.

# smuggled - Friday 12 September, 2014

This is what five million smuggled cigarettes looks like

They were found in a truck at Rosslare that had arrived from Cherbourg.

# smuggled - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Not 'foil containers' but in fact 1.1 million illegal cigarettes

Revenue intercepted the container at Dublin Port yesterday.

# smuggled - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

900 kilos of cocaine, €70k and luxury watches found in floating backpacks in the sea Smuggled This post contains images

900 kilos of cocaine, €70k and luxury watches found in floating backpacks in the sea

The backpacks were fitted with tracking and flotation devices.

# smuggled - Thursday 24 March, 2011

French family detained for smuggling two infants

The 2-month-old twin girls were born to a surrogate mother in Ukraine – but were unable to be brought home to France as the country’s authorities would not issue passports.