Revenue seize alcohol worth over €92,000 at Rosslare Europort

Today (26/01/2023), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized over 23,000 litres of beer at Rosslare Europort. The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of more than €92,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer in excess of €43,000.

The alcohol was discovered in an accompanied trailer that had arrived on a ferry from Dunkirk, France. The driver of the load has been questioned and investigations are ongoing. 

This seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing work targeting smuggling and shadow economy activity. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.