Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth over €147,000 in Athlone

Yesterday (10/05/2023), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Athlone seized over 7.3kgs of herbal cannabis.

The illegal drugs, with an estimated value of €147,200, were discovered in a parcel that had originated from Spain and was destined for an address in Dublin.

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 drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on phone number 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 11/05/2023]