Revenue have seized illegal drugs worth over €330,000, some of which was heading to Co. Tipperary.
The officers examined parcels at two premises in Dublin where 15.5kgs of herbal cannabis and 5,528 Zopiclone tablets were discovered.
There was a small quantities of CMC crystals, hash cakes, butane honey oil, cannabis resin, cannabis oil and LSD tablets found also.
The concealed in parcels which were labelled as ‘tea’, ‘Christmas gifts’, ‘coffee beans’, ‘textiles’ and ‘food stuffs’ originated from the US, Canada, Spain, the UK and the Netherlands.
The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of detector dogs Bailey and Sam and were were destined for addresses in Counties Dublin, Louth, Kildare, Cork, Kerry, and Wexford also.
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 smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.