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#Dublin Port

# dublin-port - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

165 litres of alcohol and almost 48,000 cigarettes seized by Revenue

The seizures were made as part of two separate operations in the last week.

# dublin-port - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Revenue seizes one million smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port

The seizure was made by Revenue officials on Thursday.

# dublin-port - Monday 21 January, 2019

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

# dublin-port - Friday 21 December, 2018

Detector dog James helps seize €220k worth of cannabis at Dublin Port

The drugs were found concealed in a consignment said to contain flat pack tables.

# dublin-port - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port

The four dogs were not microchipped and did not have the proper documentation.

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port Cruising This post contains videos

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

The new ferry can hold 1800 passengers and will see passages to Holyhead in Wales and Cherbourg in France.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

'I'm going to ask them to reverse it': Ross 'deeply regrets' Irish Ferries' Rosslare-France announcement

Irish Ferries yesterday said it is “unlikely” to have a ferry service between Rosslare and France in 2019.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Irish Ferries 'unlikely' to have Rosslare-France service next year

The transport service is recommending people travel from Dublin instead.

# dublin-port - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Trucker who brought nearly €300,000 worth of cocaine into Dublin Port jailed for eight and a half years

The drugs were seized at Dublin Port in August 2015 as part of a joint operation involving the Revenue and the Gardai.

# dublin-port - Saturday 10 November, 2018

1,400 litres of wine, 76 litres of spirits and 7,780 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Officers made the discovery when they stopped and searched a foreign registered bus and a van.

# dublin-port - Monday 22 October, 2018

700 Halloween items seized at Dublin Port last year for not meeting EU safety standards

“Don’t let Halloween be more frightening this year than it should be,” an Irish safety watchdog warned.

# dublin-port - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# dublin-port - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Ship seized over tobacco smuggling has cost State €410,000 because Revenue can't dispose of it

The MV Shingle was seized in June 2014, when a shipment of over 32 million cigarettes and 4,000kg of tobacco was found on board.

# dublin-port - Thursday 27 September, 2018

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port

The 25,700 litres of alcohol were seized from a foreign-registered truck entering the country on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales yesterday.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Revenue seizes suspected cocaine and MDMA worth estimated €3m at Dublin Port

The detection was made in a container which arrived on a ferry from Europe.

# dublin-port - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Over 8 million cigarettes valued at €4.5 million seized at Dublin Port

They represented a loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.6 million.

# dublin-port - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

As the Brexit backstop will not apply to Ireland’s ports, work is underway to add new custom checks and new infrastructure.

# dublin-port - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Detector dog Meg helps find €480,000 worth of cannabis

Revenue officers seized 24kg of the drug “as a result of routine profiling” at Dublin Port.

# dublin-port - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Revenue dog Flynn assists as cash, alcohol and cigarettes seized at ports

Cash worth €17,000 and beer and cigarettes worth €2,700 were seized yesterday.

# dublin-port - Thursday 7 June, 2018

'It's illegal and they'll be seized': DSPCA condemns transport of puppies without passports to UK

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port

The dogs were not microchipped, and the man transporting them did not have pet passports.

# dublin-port - Friday 20 April, 2018

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port Trade This post contains videos

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port

Celine is going to carry cargo between Dublin, the Netherlands and Belgium and is seen as major coup for Ireland.

# dublin-port - Monday 2 April, 2018

Lithuanian trucker refused bail after allegedly importing €1.8m worth of drugs into Dublin

Father-of-two Alvydus Simkus has an address in Limerick.

# dublin-port - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Man to appear in court over cocaine, heroin and ketamine drug haul at Dublin Port

The 55-year-old non-national male was arrested yesterday.

# dublin-port - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man arrested after cocaine, heroin and ketamine worth €2.5m seized at Dublin Port

A 55-year-old non-national male has been arrested.

# dublin-port - Friday 12 January, 2018

Man (50s) dies after slipping and falling into the water at Dublin Port

The man had been attempting to access the pier from a boat at the port when he fell.

# dublin-port - Sunday 24 December, 2017

It's been 100 years since two Dublin ships were torpedoed just before Christmas

36 people died in two separate attacks just 10 days before Christmas in December 1917.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

€4.5 million worth of cigarettes found at Dublin Port in container marked 'tyres'

9.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# dublin-port - Monday 23 October, 2017

Over 700 unsafe Halloween products destroyed

The products were seized at Dublin Port and were destroyed when it was found that they did not meet the required safety standards.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fears for Dublin Bay porpoises as work starts on dredging Port of one million tonnes of material

It’s estimated there are around 300 porpoises in Dublin Bay.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Revenue seized four puppies from couple headed to the UK at Dublin Port today

The four were discovered during a routine search of a vehicle.

# dublin-port - Thursday 13 July, 2017

X-ray scanner used again as Revenue seizes cigarettes worth €3.5 million at Dublin Port

Revenue has seized almost 15 million cigarettes that had been smuggled into Ireland in the last two weeks.

# dublin-port - Thursday 6 July, 2017

8 million smuggled cigarettes found in a container marked 'clothing'

The cigarettes had a retail value of €4 million and would have represented a loss of €2.9 million to the Exchequer.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

€730,000 worth of cannabis found at Dublin Port concealed in truck carrying farm machinery

Gardaí said the Revenue’s new mobile x-ray scanner was crucial to the detection of the drugs.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

These dogs were seized today at Dublin Port because they had no passports

A follow up investigation is now underway.

From an old Guinness boat to herding cattle: Capturing life at Dublin Port

More than 30 aspiring artists from Dublin will see their artwork displayed in the Hugh Lane Gallery as part of a new project.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Two men arrested as gardaí seize cocaine and cannabis worth €1.2 million

The drugs were seized when a vehicle was stopped and searched in Slane on Saturday.

# dublin-port - Thursday 15 June, 2017

This giant x-ray machine will be scanning suspicious cargo trucks at Dublin Port

And some very clever sniffer dogs will be helping out too.

# dublin-port - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One arrest after pleasure boat 'driven erratically' near ferry at Dublin Port

Gardaí and RNLI units attended the scene this morning.

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