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# Dublin Port

Last month
November 2023
Judge refuses to grant stay to freight company storing containers in breach of planning permission
Stateline Freight claimed a failure to grant it time to make alternative arrangements will have a major economic impact on importers and exporters using Dublin Port.
Revenue seize drugs worth €4.6 million in Dublin and Athlone
Herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €4.2 million was discovered concealed in large steel containers at Dublin Port.
This year
Cigarettes worth €2.8 million smuggled from Latvia seized at Dublin Port
The cigarettes were found in pallets which had arrived from the Netherlands and originated from Latvia.
'It was just a job': Man remanded in custody after €2.8m cannabis haul at Dublin Port
The judge remanded him in custody to appear at Cloverhill District Court on Thursday.
Man arrested in relation to seizure of €2.8m worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
The drugs were discovered after a van arrived from France was stopped and searched at Dublin Port.
Minister for Transport expresses concern over Dublin Port expansion plans
Eamon Ryan said the proposed development is not sustainable and is too reliant on road transport.
Officials to bypass Stormont deadlock to publish review of island's rail network
A report by
Eoghan Dalton
The All-Island Strategic Rail Review is examining how to improve links between the island’s regions and major cities.
The study requires the approval of governments in both jurisdictions due to its 32-county nature.
Draft proposals are understood to involve reviving long-dormant lines - but the plan requires the return of Stormont.
Should the impasse continue in Northern Ireland, transport officials will see whether recently passed legislation will allow the release of the review.
Dublin Port Company reveals plans for new bridge across river Liffey
The proposed bridge is part of Dublin Port Company’s plan to redevelop the south port area, known as the Poolbeg Peninsula.
Last year
French port examining new Irish routes after being 'pushed' towards Ireland due to Brexit
It is eyeing stronger links with Dublin Port and Rosslare Europort while creating new routes with southern ports.
Two people arrested as €1.26 million worth of cocaine seized as vehicle searched at Dublin Port
The seizure was made as part of a joint operation by Revenue and gardaí.
Revenue seizes €1.3 million worth of tobacco at Dublin Port
The tobacco was found in a consignment that arrived into Dublin Port from the Netherlands.
Citizens' Assembly on biodiversity loss to visit three examples of biodiversity management
The assembly is tasked with making recommendations to the Oireachtas on how the State should tackle biodiversity loss.
Cash, cannabis and millions of cigarettes seized by Revenue in Dublin
The three unrelated seizures came to a combined total value of €7 million.
Documents damaged in 1922 Four Courts fire to be restored and made public
A virtual record of documents from Ireland’s past will be launched online for the public.
Cargo ship carrying Russian oil docks at Dublin port despite union concerns
The vessel is due to depart Dublin port at midday tomorrow.
Government rules out turning away Russian oil from Dublin Port
The tanker is landing in Dublin Port today.
Siptu calls on government to turn away cargo ship carrying Russian oil
The tanker is due to land in Dublin Port tomorrow.
Arrested man released without charge after major cocaine seizure in Dublin
The drugs were concealed in the refrigeration unit of a vehicle that was stopped and searched.
Cocaine worth €1.4 million seized after vehicle is searched at Dublin Port
A 22-year-old man has been arrested in relation to drug trafficking offences.
All time
Gardaí and Customs find €9.8m concealed in furniture in Dublin Port search operation
Two separate search operations, one in Dublin Port and the other in Drogheda, have seen an estimated €10m of drugs seized.
A new bridge for the capital: Dublin Port Company unveils latest plans to transform region
Construction is due to begin in 2026.
Brexit's impact on Dublin Port is 'clear' as cargo volumes decline
Trade with European ports, meanwhile, has increased by 36% in the first nine months of the year.
Revenue seizes 9.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €6.9m
The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.
Revenue seize 864,000 illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search
The cigarettes were onboard a ship that arrived from the Dutch port of Rotterdam.
€700k worth of smuggled tobacco uncovered in shipment labelled as 'potatoes'
The tobacco was discovered in a container that had arrived on a vessel from Rotterdam.
Revenue seizes 7.2 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €5m
The cigarettes were discovered inside a container using Revenue’s mobile x-ray scanner.
Workers agree to suspend strike at Dublin Port for talks with company about pay and safety
72 hours of work stoppages were due to commence from Monday.
Revenue seize tobacco and cigarettes worth €7.3 million at Dublin Port
The consignment had originated in Bulgaria.
Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation
The tobacco products were found in a container which had come from Asia via the Netherlands.
Freight firm faces trial over death of seaman crushed by cargo container at Dublin Port
Dennis Regana died after a steel container dropped on him on 14 November 2018.
Two men jailed for 'erratically sailing' while drunk at Dublin Port set to appeal convictions
The two men were found guilty of an incident that blocked the Dublin Port Shipping lane in 2017.
Tributes paid to man (19) who died in Dublin Port accident
SIPTU expressed their condolences to the man’s family
Brexit triggers a 'very weak' start to the year at Dublin Port as cargo volumes plunge
Trade with the UK declined by 29% while trade with other EU ports increased by nearly 18%.
Revenue seizes €1.2 million worth of cannabis at Dublin Port
The find included two kilos of cannabis infused jelly sweets.
€270k worth of cannabis found in parcel and electric heaters in two separate operations at Dublin Port
Both consignments were destined for addresses in Dublin.
Volume of trucks arriving in Ireland is 50% lower than expected due to Covid restrictions and Brexit
“I wouldn’t say it’s a delay – I would say this is very much the new norm,” Tom Talbot of Revenue said.
'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents
Four vans looking to travel to the UK had issues yesterday at Dublin Port.
Gardaí to increase border county presence as Brexit transition period comes to a halt
State agencies are also warning of potential disruption at Dublin Port in the days ahead.
Trucks can be parked at Dublin Airport longterm carpark if Brexit traffic at Dublin Port overflows
No matter what happens in the ongoing Brexit talks, there’ll be major changes in how Ireland does business with the UK in 2021.
Dublin Port appoints architects to build cycleway and pathway to city centre
“We have cut the Gordian knot of the complex challenge to open up Dublin Port to Dubliners,” Dublin Port’s CEO said