30kgs of tobacco seized in Shannon and Limerick

30kgs of tobacco seized in Shannon and Limerick

Revenue officers have seized 30kgs of 'Amber Leaf' tobacco in Shannon and Limerick.

The unstamped tobacco had a retail value of over €15,400, representing a loss to the Exchequer of €12,900.

On Monday, 12kgs of tobacco were seized following routine operations.

Yesterday, officers seized 18kgs of tobacco following a search of a shop and an adjoining house in Limerick City.

A woman in her 30s was interviewed at the scene.

The seized tobacco was found in packages which had arrived from the Netherlands and were destined for addresses in Limerick.

Investigations are ongoing.

More on this topic

24,000 cigarettes worth €16,400 seized in Wexford 24,000 cigarettes worth €16,400 seized in Wexford

Revenue details settlements of almost €10m in latest tax defaulters listRevenue details settlements of almost €10m in latest tax defaulters list

Over 118,000 cigarettes seized and vessel detained off Dublin coastOver 118,000 cigarettes seized and vessel detained off Dublin coast

Revenue seize €80,000 cash at Dublin PortRevenue seize €80,000 cash at Dublin Port


More in this Section

Fine Gael sees popularity boost in latest pollFine Gael sees popularity boost in latest poll

Dooley apologises as footage emerges of him with Collins in Dáil ahead of voteDooley apologises as footage emerges of him with Collins in Dáil ahead of vote

President Higgins and Defence Minister evacuated from hotel in Lebanese capitalPresident Higgins and Defence Minister evacuated from hotel in Lebanese capital

Gardaí appeal for help in search for missing man in GalwayGardaí appeal for help in search for missing man in Galway


Lifestyle

'When a role became available in The River Lee following the refurbishment, I jumped at the chance!'You've Been Served: Sinead McDonald of The River Lee on life as a Brand Manager

It’s the personal stories from Bruce Springsteen that turn his new ‘Western Stars’ documentary into something special, the director tells Esther McCarthy.Bruce Springsteen's Western Stars documentary more than just a music film

Apart from the several variations in its spelling in Irish and English, Inishtubbrid, Co Clare is also recognised by three other names: Wall’s Island; O’Grady’s Island and Inishtubber which surely puts it up there as the island with most names — not counting say Inisvickillane, Co Kerry which has about 33 variations to that spelling.The Islands of Ireland: In search of tranquility

More and more communities and volunteers are taking on environmental tasks around the country. In Clonmel, Co Tipperary, for example, people have united to get rid of Himalayan balsam, an invasive plant, from the banks of the River Suir.‘Bashing’ invasive plants

More From The Irish Examiner