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#Customs

# customs - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cannabis worth €2.6million seized in Dublin

Jul 21st 2012, 5:11 PM 4,937 Views 26 Comments

The authorities raided an industrial premises in Ballymount and seized herbal cannabis and resin worth an estimated €2.6 million.

# customs - Monday 9 July, 2012

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
# Customs
# Customs

7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Jul 9th 2012, 5:18 PM 3,274 Views 9 Comments

The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.

# customs - Friday 29 June, 2012

700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers
# Revenue
# Revenue

700,000 cigarettes seized by Dublin Airport customs officers

Jun 29th 2012, 12:06 PM 3,297 Views 9 Comments

The cigarettes, which were seized in three separate operations this week, had an estimated retail value of over €315,000.

# customs - Friday 25 May, 2012

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection
# Drugs
# Drugs

Cigarettes and ecstasy tablets seized after postal centre detection

May 25th 2012, 4:10 PM 2,897 Views 10 Comments

The cigarettes were detected at Portlaoise Mail Centre, leading to the discovery of 40,000 ecstasy tablets.

# customs - Friday 18 May, 2012

Man arrested as Revenue seize €450k of heroin at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

Man arrested as Revenue seize €450k of heroin at Dublin Airport

May 18th 2012, 5:02 PM 3,364 Views 21 Comments

The drugs were found concealed in a tailored suitcase being carried by a man on a flight from Dubai.

# customs - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Man arrested over €330k drug seizure at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested over €330k drug seizure at Dublin Port

May 13th 2012, 2:49 PM 2,053 Views 5 Comments

Herbal cannabis and cocaine were found concealed in a trailer at Dublin Port today.

# customs - Sunday 6 May, 2012

What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?
# Seized Stuff
# Seized Stuff

What happens to the things that the gardaí or Revenue seize?

May 6th 2012, 8:30 AM 46,942 Views 19 Comments

We take a look at what happens to the cars, jewellery, cash and drugs that are seized or recovered by Irish authorities.

# customs - Monday 2 April, 2012

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?

Apr 2nd 2012, 1:40 PM 7,276 Views 35 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# customs - Friday 16 March, 2012

Two arrested over Dublin €1m drugs seizure
# Seizure
# Seizure

Two arrested over Dublin €1m drugs seizure

Mar 16th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,753 Views 4 Comments

Herbal cannabis and 10,000 tablets suspected of being a controlled substance were seized at a house at Rathcoole, Co Dublin, yesterday.

# customs - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Customs seize 54,000 cigarettes in Fermoy
# Seizure
# Seizure

Customs seize 54,000 cigarettes in Fermoy

Feb 25th 2012, 5:53 PM 2,761 Views 11 Comments

A man in his 60s has been questioned in relation to the seizure.

# customs - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure
# Customs
# Customs

Man arrested over Dublin Airport cigarette seizure

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:14 PM 2,983 Views 7 Comments

Customs officials seized more than 27,000 cigarettes from the baggage of a British national in Dublin Airport today.

# customs - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Cannabis worth €355,000 seized at Rosslare port
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Cannabis worth €355,000 seized at Rosslare port

Feb 2nd 2012, 8:38 PM 3,534 Views 41 Comments

A man was arrested after the 59kg shipment was discovered inside a car arriving from France.

# customs - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Oireachtas committee to meet over fuel laundering

Feb 1st 2012, 7:40 AM 1,266 Views 8 Comments

Representatives from the Revenue, the Dept of Environment and farm and retail groups will be at today’s meeting.

# customs - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Revenue warns that fake brand alcohol can cause blindness

Jan 24th 2012, 3:49 PM 4,937 Views 39 Comments

The most commonly counterfeited alcoholic drinks are spirits – particularly vodka, and these drinks can have severe and fatal effects.

# customs - Monday 16 January, 2012

Cigarettes and counterfeit alcohol seized by Customs
# Customs
# Customs

Cigarettes and counterfeit alcohol seized by Customs

Jan 16th 2012, 3:05 PM 2,026 Views 8 Comments

Customs officers and gardaí carried out searches at two properties in Limerick city on Friday.

# customs - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)
# IPassport
# IPassport

Man uses iPad to cross US border (or does he?)

Jan 4th 2012, 11:50 AM 8,877 Views 21 Comments

Canadian Martin Reisch says a customs officer allowed him to pass into the US with only a scan of his passport on his iPad.

# customs - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 29th 2011, 7:57 PM 5,418 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Irish people’s biggest worry for 2012, a rise in the number of tourists visiting Ireland (finally!) – and time travel exists. Kind of.

Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport
# Illegal Cigarettes
# Illegal Cigarettes

Over 26,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin airport

Dec 29th 2011, 4:07 PM 2,354 Views 8 Comments

Customs believe that the three people who were said to be carrying the cigarettes are part of an Eastern European cigarette smuggling gang.

# customs - Friday 23 December, 2011

Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port
# Seizure
# Seizure

Firearms, ammunition and drugs seized at Dublin port

Dec 23rd 2011, 5:28 PM 2,755 Views 18 Comments

Three firearms – two of them loaded – and 1.5kg of cannabis were seized by customs officers at Dublin Port this afternoon.

# customs - Sunday 11 December, 2011

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled
# Smoking
# Smoking

One in seven cigarettes is illegally smuggled

Dec 11th 2011, 12:21 PM 1,995 Views 27 Comments

The Exchequer is losing out on €250million a year – or around half the amount recently cut from the social welfare budget.

# customs - Saturday 26 November, 2011

Cannabis seized and Polish man arrested at Rosslare port
# Cannabis Seizure
# Cannabis Seizure

Cannabis seized and Polish man arrested at Rosslare port

Nov 26th 2011, 2:18 PM 2,244 Views 29 Comments

The man has since been released by gardaí following the seizure yesterday.

# customs - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Over 140,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Over 140,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Nov 19th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,671 Views 9 Comments

Revenue’s Custom Service searched 23 passengers from the same flight at Dublin Airport last night.

# customs - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Five more arrests in south-east drugs probe
# Arrests
# Arrests

Five more arrests in south-east drugs probe

Nov 16th 2011, 11:54 AM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

Five people – three men and two women – are arrested after further searches in Carlow and Kildare.

# customs - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Four arrested over airport cigarette seizure
# Cigarettes
# Cigarettes

Four arrested over airport cigarette seizure

Nov 15th 2011, 5:34 PM 2,036 Views 4 Comments

Three men and a woman from Poland have been remanded in custody for a week over the 53,860 cigarettes found at Dublin Airport.

Three men released, two more arrested in south-east search operation
# Arrests
# Arrests

Three men released, two more arrested in south-east search operation

Nov 15th 2011, 12:11 PM 900 Views 0 Comments

In total, 13 people are now being held in connection with a series of arrests carried out across six counties yesterday and today.

# customs - Saturday 12 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Nov 12th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,503 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Customs seize €70,000 in cash at Dublin Airport
# Cash Seized
# Cash Seized

Customs seize €70,000 in cash at Dublin Airport

Nov 12th 2011, 1:11 PM 1,205 Views 19 Comments

The discovery was made during a routine search as a man prepared to board a flight to Budapest yesterday.

# customs - Friday 11 November, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

# customs - Monday 7 November, 2011

Over 150,000 cigarettes and €11,500 in cash seized at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

Over 150,000 cigarettes and €11,500 in cash seized at Dublin Airport

Nov 7th 2011, 6:38 PM 417 Views 8 Comments

Revenue’s Customs Service carried out searches on passengers arriving in Dublin from Moldova on Saturday.

# customs - Friday 4 November, 2011

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids
# Revenue
# Revenue

Almost 160,000 litres of illicit fuel seized in countrywide raids

Nov 4th 2011, 7:52 AM 1,374 Views 9 Comments

Armed gardaí took part in the raids on ten filling stations in Dublin, Galway and Louth.

# customs - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port

Oct 20th 2011, 12:12 PM 691 Views 17 Comments

The drug was concealed in food tins inside a shipping container.

# customs - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork
# Drugs
# Drugs

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork

Oct 13th 2011, 8:41 PM 1,016 Views 8 Comments

Five men were arrested as part of an investigation into an international drug trafficking gang.

# customs - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

Customs officers seize 4kg of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Drugs
# Drugs

Customs officers seize 4kg of cannabis at Dublin Port

Oct 12th 2011, 5:06 PM 164 Views 13 Comments

# customs - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 1st 2011, 7:47 PM 1,628 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: The latest in the race for the Áras; the Central Bank under fire; and what was discovered in one man’s underwear?

Thousands of euro discovered in man's underwear at airport
# Underwear
# Underwear

Thousands of euro discovered in man's underwear at airport

Oct 1st 2011, 6:01 PM 1,262 Views 17 Comments

Customs officials confiscated €37,000 in cash from a Cameroonian man’s undergarments.

# customs - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport
# Seizure
# Seizure

Customs make crystal meth seizure worth €250k at Dublin Airport

Sep 28th 2011, 4:30 PM 2,139 Views 16 Comments

Officers also seized €9,500 in cash in separate operation at the capital’s airport yesterday.

# customs - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Man arrested in Dublin Airport after drugs discovered in underwear
# Drugs
# Drugs

Man arrested in Dublin Airport after drugs discovered in underwear

Sep 27th 2011, 11:24 AM 1,064 Views 6 Comments

The cannabis resin was found during a search at the airport yesterday.

# customs - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Eight million cigarettes worth over €3 million seized at Dublin Port
# Cigarette Seizure
# Cigarette Seizure

Eight million cigarettes worth over €3 million seized at Dublin Port

Sep 13th 2011, 11:24 AM 406 Views 3 Comments

The seizure was made yesterday morning at Dublin Port by officers from the Revenue Commissioners.

# customs - Friday 2 September, 2011

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe
# Fuel Laundering
# Fuel Laundering

Two people released in cross-border fuel laundering probe

Sep 2nd 2011, 2:07 PM 424 Views 1 Comment

Two other people remain in custody in connection with the significant seizure of laundered fuel yesterday.

# customs - Thursday 1 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Sep 1st 2011, 7:36 PM 1,176 Views 4 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…