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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C
Revenue Picture of the seized drugs.

Two men charged after €11.4m of cocaine seized at Rosslare Harbour

The drugs were found in a horsebox arriving from France.

LAST UPDATE | Jul 15th 2023, 7:16 PM

TWO MEN HAVE been charged after an estimated €11.4 million worth of cocaine was found in a horsebox at Rosslare Harbour.

The drugs seizure was made on Thursday by Revenue Customs officers at Rosslare Europort Harbour in Co Wexford.

The two men were arrested yesterday and have since been charged.

The two men, aged in their 20s and 30s, appeared before a special sitting of Wexford District Court this evening.

At around 1.30pm on Thursday, Revenue officers searched a horsebox which had arrived from Cherbourg, France.

During the course of this search, an estimated 163kg of suspected cocaine was discovered.

The drugs were discovered in a horse box with the assistance of Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner and Detector Dog Daithi.

Photo x 2 (1) Revenue Detector Dog Daithi Revenue

Wexford gardaí were called to the scene and arrested two men.