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The drugs were seized by Revenue during routine operations at the airport.

Drugs worth over €200,000 seized at Shannon Airport

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REVENUE officers have seized over 10.5kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of over €210,000 at Shannon Airport.

The illegal drugs were discovered concealed in a parcel that had arrived in an air cargo consignment from the United States and was destined for an address in Cork.

The seizure came about as a result of routine operations at the airport

The drugs seizure and another of illegal tobacco in Waterford worth €5,900, are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and smuggling.

If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on our confidential phone number 1800 295 295.

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