Revenue seize herbal cannabis worth €1 million

Last Thursday (26/10/2023), as a result of risk profiling, Revenue officers based at Shannon Airport seized 50 kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €1 million. The illicit drugs were discovered in cargo consignments originating from Switzerland and were destined for an address in Limerick. The cargo was manifested as animal feed. 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 1800 295 295.

[ENDS 31/10/2023]