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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Rosslare Europort

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# Dunkirk
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.
# revenue seizure
Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort
Close to 26,000 litres of beer, over 11,800 litres of wine, and around 77.5 kilograms of ‘roll your own’ tobacco were seized.
# Rosslare Europort
Cocaine and heroin valued at €1.3 million seized at Rosslare Europort
Over 5kgs of heroin and almost 8kgs of cocaine were discovered during the seizure.
# Investment
€200m plan for wind energy hub at Rosslare 'could be the south-east's Silicon Docks'
Rosslare Europort wants to act as a base for the offshore renewable energy industry.
# Ferry nice
Brittany Ferries to operate 'huge' tourist-oriented vessel on Rosslare to Bilbao route
Unveiled in February 2020, originally as a freight route, the link from Wexford to the Basque city has proved popular.
# Seizure
Revenue seizes 4.3 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €3.2 million
The cigarettes were discovered inside a Dutch registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg, France.
All time
# trade winds
Rosslare Europort had one of the busiest days in its history this month - thanks to Brexit
European trade volumes are up close 400% in the first nine months of 2021, according to the port.
The volume of cargo going through the Wexford port has ballooned by 55% this year
A big increase in direct trade with Europe is driving the change, writes Ian Curran
Irish businesses are finding new customers and new suppliers in Europe as an alternative to Britain
Brexit is fuelling a boom in cross-border trade. But why? And what does it mean for the island?
# Criminal Activity
Revenue seizes €280k in cash from freight trailer in Rosslare
With the help of detector dog Flynn, Revenue officers seized the cash on Wednesday.
# Wexford
Man questioned after Revenue seizes more than 27,000 illegal cigarettes
The discovery was made after a vehicle that arrived from France was searched.
# Rosslare Europort
Sangria smuggled in boxes labelled 'orange juice' seized alongside 15kg of tobacco
The goods worth roughly €18,000 were seized in Rosslare over the past two days.
# Rosslare Europort
Amphetamines worth half a million seized with help of detector dog Defor
A man in his forties was arrested at Rosslare Europort after Revenue officers seized over 36kgs worth of drugs
€350,000 worth of cigarettes seized in hot tubs
The discovery was made at Rosslare Europort.
# dodgy smokes
This is what five million smuggled cigarettes looks like
They were found in a truck at Rosslare that had arrived from Cherbourg.
# Tobacco
Revenue seize 125,120 cigarettes in Rosslare and Dublin
The seizures took place at Rosslare Europort today and at Dublin Airport last Saturday
# Drugs
Five arrested and €316,000 of herbal cannabis seized by Revenue
Over 16 kilogrammes of cannabis was seized in two separate operations in Limerick and Rosslare today.
# in ralph we trust
'Ralph' the dog sniffs out drugs worth €190,000 at Rosslare Europort
Two Lithuanian nationals have been arrested after heroin and amphetamines were found.
# Seizure
Cannabis worth €500k found in tyres at Rosslare Port
A man in his 60s has been arrested in connection with the seizure.
# ferry services
Sailings resume after Rosslare ferry incident
Ferry services have resumed following an incident in which two ferries collided off Rosslare Harbour yesterday.
# Seizure
Revenue's new sniffer dog Ralph helps seize €319k of cannabis in Rosslare
A Ukranian national was arrested following the seizure earlier today.
# Drug seizure
Cannabis worth €355,000 seized at Rosslare port
A man was arrested after the 59kg shipment was discovered inside a car arriving from France.