Revenue seize herbal cannabis and cannabis resin worth over €275,000 in Dublin

Yesterday (13/03/2024), as a result of risk profiling and with the assistance of detector dog James, Revenue officers examining parcels at a premises in Dublin seized 13.5 kgs of herbal cannabis and 882 grammes of cannabis resin with an estimated value of €275,000.

The illicit drugs were discovered in parcels which had originated from Spain and Portugal and were destined for addresses in Monaghan and Louth. 

Investigations are ongoing.

These seizures are 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 14/03/2024]