Revenue seize drugs worth €303,000 in Athlone

Today (08/02/2023), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone seized over 5kgs of MDMA tablets. The illegal drugs, with an estimated value of €303,000, were discovered in a parcel that had originated in the Netherlands and was destined for an address in Kildare. Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is 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.

[ENDS 08/02/2023]