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# dublin-port - Friday 7 June, 2019

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Detector dog Robbie helps seize €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port

Jun 7th 2019, 10:14 PM 14,590 Views 0 Comments

The drugs were discovered when officers stopped and searched a shipment which arrived from Almería, Spain.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

May 15th 2019, 6:03 PM 15,288 Views 18 Comments

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
# Seizure
# Seizure

Revenue seizes one million smuggled cigarettes at Dublin Port

Mar 16th 2019, 1:36 PM 11,900 Views 9 Comments

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
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Jan 21st 2019, 5:52 PM 20,717 Views 30 Comments

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
# Collared
# Collared

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

Dec 21st 2018, 7:55 PM 14,550 Views 34 Comments

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
# Revenue
# Revenue

Foxhound and 3 lurchers seized at Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 6:51 PM 16,205 Views 15 Comments

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

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port
# Cruising
# Cruising

€144 million WB Yeats cruise ferry sails into Dublin Port

Dec 20th 2018, 2:29 PM 30,584 Views 22 Comments

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
# Irish Ferries

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

Updated Dec 19th 2018, 2:35 PM 35,860 Views 78 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Dec 18th 2018, 5:41 PM 32,714 Views 66 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Nov 15th 2018, 7:34 PM 27,100 Views 27 Comments

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
# Shadow Economy
# Shadow Economy

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

Nov 10th 2018, 6:01 PM 18,868 Views 24 Comments

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
# Flammable
# Flammable

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

Oct 22nd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,505 Views 8 Comments

“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
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

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

Oct 14th 2018, 5:30 PM 17,356 Views 7 Comments

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
# Mv Shingle
# Mv Shingle

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

Sep 29th 2018, 10:53 AM 35,884 Views 64 Comments

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
# Booze
# Booze

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port

Sep 27th 2018, 10:47 PM 18,390 Views 29 Comments

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
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Aug 28th 2018, 4:51 PM 13,094 Views 24 Comments

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
# Stubbed Out
# Stubbed Out

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

Aug 23rd 2018, 5:10 PM 11,852 Views 11 Comments

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

Jul 19th 2018, 11:33 AM 17,865 Views 52 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Jun 14th 2018, 5:49 PM 14,658 Views 36 Comments

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
# Good Dog
# Good Dog

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

Jun 9th 2018, 12:06 PM 10,978 Views 18 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Updated Jun 7th 2018, 11:05 AM 15,575 Views 14 Comments

Revenue officers seized five puppies at Dublin Port yesterday.

# dublin-port - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port
# Health And Safety
# Health And Safety

Man dies suddenly in workplace incident at Dublin Port

Jun 6th 2018, 8:05 PM 20,638 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the death of the man.

# dublin-port - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

German Shepherd puppies seized at Dublin Port

May 8th 2018, 7:02 PM 24,193 Views 17 Comments

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
# Trade

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

Apr 20th 2018, 6:16 PM 44,059 Views 24 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Apr 2nd 2018, 3:12 PM 16,268 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Apr 1st 2018, 3:27 PM 10,673 Views 0 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

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

Mar 31st 2018, 1:56 PM 17,831 Views 20 Comments

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
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

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

Jan 12th 2018, 4:33 PM 33,599 Views 14 Comments

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
# World War 1
# World War 1

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

Dec 24th 2017, 10:33 AM 12,845 Views 23 Comments

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'
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Oct 25th 2017, 10:54 AM 11,647 Views 43 Comments

9.6 million cigarettes were seized.

# dublin-port - Monday 23 October, 2017

Over 700 unsafe Halloween products destroyed
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Over 700 unsafe Halloween products destroyed

Oct 23rd 2017, 5:37 PM 11,177 Views 14 Comments

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
# On Porpoise
# On Porpoise

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

Sep 13th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,484 Views 25 Comments

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
# Puppy Trade
# Puppy Trade

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

Jul 19th 2017, 8:33 PM 24,052 Views 9 Comments

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
# Smuggling
# Smuggling

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

Jul 13th 2017, 5:07 PM 10,234 Views 49 Comments

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'
# Revenue
# Revenue

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

Jul 6th 2017, 10:32 PM 13,479 Views 22 Comments

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
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

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

Jul 5th 2017, 8:21 PM 15,097 Views 14 Comments

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
# Dog Days
# Dog Days

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

Jul 4th 2017, 5:31 PM 18,757 Views 13 Comments

A follow up investigation is now underway.

From an old Guinness boat to herding cattle: Capturing life at Dublin Port
# Down Memory Lane
# Down Memory Lane

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

Jul 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 11,874 Views 0 Comments

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
# Meath
# Meath

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

Jun 27th 2017, 4:51 PM 16,085 Views 4 Comments

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
# Nothing To Declare
# Nothing To Declare

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

Jun 15th 2017, 6:25 PM 17,396 Views 24 Comments

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