Drugs Worth €194,000 Destined For Co Tipp Discovered


Revenue have seized 194,000 euro worth of illegal drugs destined for Tipperary.

As a result of routine profiling officers examining parcels at two premises in Dublin seized just over 6.9 kgs of various types of drugs including herbal cannabis, cannabis resin, heroin, methamphetamine, butane honey oil and hash cakes.

The illegal drugs were discovered with the assistance of detector dogs Sam and Bailey, concealed in parcels labelled as ‘stickers’, ‘pet clothes’, ‘clothes’, ‘pencils’, ‘shoes’ and ‘antique glassware’, that originated in the United States, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, France, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The items were destined for addresses in the Premier County along Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Cork, Limerick, Clare, and Longford.

Investigations are ongoing.

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.