€37 Million worth of cannabis seized in Dublin

As part of ongoing joint investigations targeting Organised Crime Groups operating in this jurisdiction, a joint intelligence led Operation was conducted by Revenue’s Customs Service and the Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau supported by officers from the Dublin Metropolitan Region.

This investigation resulted in the identification and interception of a consignment which arrived into Dublin. A subsequent search today the 20th January 2017, has resulted in the seizure of 1,873 kg cannabis. The controlled drugs seized have an estimated street value of €37.5 million. Joint Investigations by Revenue and An Garda Síochána are continuing both domestically and internationally with regard to this significant seizure of controlled drugs destined for the Irish Market.