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Irish Mirror
Irish Mirror
Justin Kelly

Revenue dog sniffs out huge €178k cannabis haul at Dublin Airport in pre-Christmas seizure

Revenue's sniffer dog Enzo made a big drugs discovery at Dublin Airport on Wednesday.

As part of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Enzo, Revenue officers found and seized 8.9kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €178,000 at the airport just days before Christmas.

Revenue said: "The illegal drugs were discovered concealed in parcels described as ‘Vehicle Accessories and Kitchen Accessories’, that had arrived in air cargo consignments from the United States and were destined for addresses in Dublin."

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They say 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 our confidential phone number 1800 295 295.


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