Revenue seize drugs worth over €32,000 at Dublin Mail Centre

Today (21/01/2021), as a result of routine profiling and with the assistance of detector dogs Bailey and Sam, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre seized over 1.5kgs of illegal drugs including herbal cannabis and cannabis infused ‘jelly sweets’ with an estimated value of over €32,000. The illegal drugs were discovered in parcels that originated in the United States and the UK and were declared as items such as ‘clothing’, ‘candle set’, ‘tea’, ‘backpack’ and ‘incense burner’. All parcels were destined for delivery to various addresses Dublin, Offaly, Kilkenny, Clare and Kildare.

Investigations are ongoing.

These seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.