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#Customs

# customs - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Customs seize 54,000 cigarettes in Fermoy

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 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

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

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

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 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?)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# customs - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Gardaí seize €5million cocaine haul in Cork

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

# customs - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

OFFICERS FROM REVENUE’S customs service have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of €40,000 at Dublin Port today. The 4kg haul was seized from a van disembarking a ferry from Holyhead, and followed a routine profiling operation. The drugs were hidden in the van’s engine compartment and in a spare tyre. A man in his 40s was arrested.

# customs - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

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

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

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

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

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

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

# customs - Thursday 1 September, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Thursday

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

Four arrested in multi-agency anti-fuel laundering operation

The cross-border operation involved coordinated searches in several counties today, culminating in the seizure of 140,000 litres of laundered fuel.

# customs - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Over 400,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Customs officials from the Revenue Commissioners have seized around 77.5 million cigarettes so far this year.

# customs - Friday 26 August, 2011

Port and airport customs seize nearly €9m in seven years

Revenue data shows that courts have seized €4.85m in criminals’ cash since 2005, while officers have seized €8.9m in that time.

# customs - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Revenue seizes €22,500 during Dublin Airport searches

Customs officers have seized a combined total of over €0.5 million from airports, ports and other points of state entry and exit so far this year.

# customs - Monday 22 August, 2011

Romanian man arrested after 56kg cannabis seizure

The drugs, with a street value of over €330,000, were concealed in the fuel tank of a van searched from a ferry.

# customs - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.

# customs - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Customs officials seize nearly 33,000 cigarettes at Dublin Airport

32,800 ‘Traditional’ cigarettes, with a retail value of around €14,000, are seized from a man who had flown in from Dubai.

# customs - Thursday 4 August, 2011

Illegal tobacco worth €2.5 million seized at Dublin Port

The potential loss to the Exchequer was estimated at €1.5 million.

# customs - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Raid on fuel laundering plant uncovers 5,000 litres of toxic waste

The illegal facility hidden in a farm shed was processing up to four million litres of diesel each year.