Revenue seize drugs worth over €1.4 million in Dublin

Last Friday (09/10/2020), as part of an intelligence led operation, Revenue officers seized almost 71kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of over €1.4 million. The illegal drugs were discovered with the assistance of detector dog Robbie following a search, under warrant, of a premises in the Coolock area of Dublin.

The joint operation was conducted by Revenue’s Custom Service and the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.

Investigations are ongoing.

This operation was part of ongoing joint investigations targeting the illegal activities of organised crime groups. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 12/10/2020]