Revenue seize cocaine worth €210,000 at Dublin Airport

Yesterday (24/01/2022), as a result of routine profiling, Revenue officers seized 3 kgs of cocaine with an estimated value of €210,000 at Dublin Airport.

The illegal drugs were discovered when Revenue officers stopped and searched the baggage of passenger who had disembarked a flight from Lisbon, Portugal. 

A woman in her 20s was arrested by An Garda Siochana and detained under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act, 1996 at Ballymun Garda Station.  

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the importation of 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.

[Ends: 25/01/2022]