Gardai and Customs officials seize eight million cigarettes worth an estimated €4m at Dublin Port – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
December 19, 2018

Gardai and Customs officials seize eight million cigarettes worth an estimated €4m at Dublin Port

Gardaí and Customs officials have confirmed that they have seized more than eight million cigarettes at Dublin Port.

The cigarettes worth an estimated €4m were seized whilst officials carried out a search on freight which arrived from Rotherham.

Customs officials say the cigarettes would have represented a €3.3m loss to the exchequer.

Meanwhile Gardaí have said a man aged in his 20s has been questioned over the seizure and an investigation is currently ongoing.

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