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Revenue Seize Drugs Worth €94,000 at Shannon Airport

  REVENUE officers at Shannon Airport have seized in excess of 4.7kg of herbal cannabis as a result of routine operations. The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €94,000 and were discovered in a parcel originating from the United States of America. The parcel was declared as ‘business documents’ and was destined for an address in Dublin. Investigations are ongoing. This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on confidential phone number 1800 295 295.  

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Revenue seize drugs worth €20,000 at Shannon Airport

AS a result of routine operations on Tuesday, February 9, Revenue Officers at Shannon Airport seized over 1kg of the drug Kratom. The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €20,000 and were discovered in a parcel originating from the Netherlands. The parcel was declared as ‘moringa extract’ and was destined for an address in County Galway. Investigations are ongoing. This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. Officers have asked that businesses, or members of the public, with any information regarding smuggling,  contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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Drug seizure at Shannon

REVENUE officers seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport on Wednesday. The smuggled drugs had an estimated value of €22,000 and were discovered concealed in large packets of sharing crisps, that were contained in a parcel that had originated in Spain and were destined for an address in Limerick City. This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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Gardaí warn of bogus call Revenue scam

CLARE people and businesses are being advised by the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau to be mindful of a new startup of Revenue Scam calls, which have occurred regularly in the past. A garda spokesperson explains, “The potential victim receives a phone call from a appears to be an ‘051’ number, similar to a Waterford landline number. These are what are known as Voip numbers – computer generated numbers. “The caller will try to acquire the personal information/data or bank details of the potential victim. This attempt can vary but it is usually the following examples; a tax refund is due or immediate payment for a tax bill is required, sometimes to avoid a criminal prosecution The caller will then ask for the potential victims credit/debit card or bank account details. “The Revenue scam in the past has also used both email and text message as a way of contacting potential victims, this will undoubtedly occur again this time.” The …

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Drugs seized at Shannon

ON Wednesday as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized two packages containing Kratom at Shannon Airport. The first package contained over 0.5kg of the controlled drug in loose powder form and had an estimated value of €10,400. The package originated in Austria and was destined for an address in Tipperary. The second package contained two 1kg vacuum packed blocks of Kratom and had an estimated value of €40,600. The package originated in Luxembourg and was destined for an address in Mayo. Investigations are ongoing. These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing work targeting the illegal importation of drugs. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information, they can contact Revenue on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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Drugs seizure at Shannon Airport

ON Tuesday of this week, as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers at Shannon Airport seized 4kgs of Kratom worth almost €81,000. The consignment originated from Luxembourg and was destined for an address in Mayo. Also on Tuesday, Revenue officers seized over 2kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €44,000 in Shannon Airport. The illegal drugs were discovered in four different packages in a freight consignment that originated in Milan, Italy. All packages were destined for an address in Galway. The seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing work targeting the illegal importation of drugs and shadow economy activity. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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Revenue seize €44,000 of herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport

ON Tuesday, as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized over two kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €44,000 in Shannon Airport. The illegal drugs were discovered in four different packages in a freight consignment that originated in Milan, Italy. All packages were destined for an address in Galway. Investigations are ongoing. These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs. If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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Lahinch green fee revenue down €2m

Having taken a €0.5million hit last year to stage the Irish Open, Lahinch Golf Club is now preparing for a loss of over €2 million in green fee business this season due to the Covid-19 pandemic. With international travel grounded, particularly from the States which would be a strong market for Lahinch, the grim financial outlook on green fee revenue was outlined to members in the past week by club chairman, Martin O’Sullivan who also emphasised that sales at the golf shop will also be severely impacted. “Green fee income has been severely affected by the pandemic. Projected green fee revenue from guests of members and possibly some visitors later in the year has been reduced by €2.4million to just over €100,000. “The reduction on visitor numbers will also have a direct impact on golf shop sales which has been reduced by 85% (€825,000),” he cautioned. Mr O’Sullivan said the club does not expect any overseas visitors before mid-August as …

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