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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Dublin Port

All time
56 puppies rescued in second dog trafficking seizure
One man was arrested but has been released since.
# Seized
7.6 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
The cigarettes, of brands which are not otherwise sold in Ireland, were stored in a shipment described as ‘furniture’.
# Seizure
Nearly four million cigarettes seized by Revenue
Two separate operations have yielded a seizure of nearly four million cigarettes.
# Laundered Fuel
20,000 litres of laundered fuel seized at Dublin Port
The fuel was on its way out of the country when it was intercepted.
# Shiver me timbers
AHOY! The Tall Ships begin to arrive in Dublin (gallery)
The huge vessels have begun arriving in advance of the three-day festival, which gets underway tomorrow.
# Customs
7 million illegal cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
The cigarettes were found as part of a routine search of a shipment which had arrived from Belgium.
# Cigarettes
Over five million cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
Over 55 million cigarettes have now been seized by the Revenue so far this year.
# Drugs
Man arrested over €330k drug seizure at Dublin Port
Herbal cannabis and cocaine were found concealed in a trailer at Dublin Port today.
# Seizure
Revenue's cigarette haul is third largest seizure in the history of the State
The Revenue Commissioners said that it would take a number of months before any prosecutions would be brought forward after 38 million cigarettes, worth nearly €15 million, were seized yesterday.
# Smuggling
38 million cigarettes seized in Dublin Port
Revenue officials say the illegal cigarettes had a retail value of €14.7 million.
# Drugs
Two arrested as €6.5m worth of drugs hidden in frozen meat seized
The seizure was part of an operation carried out by officers from Revenue’s Customs Service and Gardaí.
# Body
Body discovered at Dublin Port
# Garlic Tax
Man given six-year sentence for garlic tax scam
Food producer Paul Begley, 46, had evaded taxes on imported garlic by describing them as apples.
# 30 year plan
Dublin Port to welcome cruise ships as part of 'masterplan'
The plan announced today by Minister Leo Varadkar will see over €600 million pumped into Ireland’s largest port over the next 30 years.
Column: Selling State assets risks damaging our future for short-term gain
The Government is considering selling key State companies, writes Donal Palcic – but are the returns worth it for what we will lose?
# State Assets
Government urged to protect Coillte amid more talk of State asset sell-off
The government’s share in Aer Lingus, the forestry agency Coillte, Dublin Port, and Bord Gáis are all under consideration for being sold off.
# Seizure
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.
# Smuggling
Revenue seize nine million cigarettes described as 'sports socks'
The seizure, with an estimated street value of nearly €4 million, was made at a premises in Co Monaghan over the weekend.
# Layoffs
Stena Line 'to lay off all but seven workers' in Ireland
The ferry company has identified 39 of its 46 staff at Dun Laoghaire for redundancy, according to union Siptu.
# Drugs
Sniffer dog makes €1million cannabis find at Dublin Port
The drug was concealed in food tins inside a shipping container.
# Drugs
Customs officers seize 4kg of cannabis at Dublin Port
# Drugs
One man arrested over 277kg cannabis seizure
The drugs, with a street value of around €1.6m, were seized from a truck stopped on the M9 and brought back to Dublin.
# Cigarette Seizure
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.
# Cigarettes
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.
# Drug seizure
€1 million worth of drugs seized in Dublin Port
The drugs were seized by the Revenue’s customs service earlier today.
# Industry
Freight business to be boosted by Dublin Port rail spur
Rail-based freight will be more attracted to Dublin Port according to the Minister for Transport.
# Customs
Customs seize over six million smuggled cigarettes
Three men being questioned over the seizure of €2.7m worth of cigarettes in Co Louth.
# Seized
Cannabis worth €1 million seized at Dublin Port
The drugs were hidden in a consignment of chocolate and sweets from Holland.
# Contraband
4.1 million contraband cigarettes seized at Dublin Port
Customs officers seize another batch of illegally imported cigarettes, which came from China through Holland.
# Customs
Eight million cigarettes seized in cross-border operation
Two men are arrested in Co Armagh as cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €3.5m are seized from a warehouse.
Two arrested following Dublin herbal cannabis seizure
Two British men in their 30s are taken into Garda custody after the seizure of 60kg of drugs at a premises in Drumcondra.
# Dublin Port
Locals to be consulted on big plans for Dublin Port
Public asked for help in devising a ‘masterplan’ for the redevelopment of Ireland’s most important port.
# Jobs
60 Dublin jobs at risk over DFDS route closure
As many as 200 jobs could be lost a DFDS, with 60 of those at risk based in Dublin.