Cigarettes with a street value of €21,000 were seized in county Tipperary last night.
Officers from Revenue’s Customs Service seized an estimated 50,000 cigarettes in Roscrea.
The discoveries were made in two separate residences and a number of people have been questioned.
The haul, if undetected would have resulted in a potential loss to the exchequer of €18,000.
A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.