Over 16,400 cigarettes have been seized by Revenue in Co. Carlow.
Following an intelligence-led operation, officers from the customs service discovered the 'Goldengate', 'Torro', 'Denim Blue' and 'West' cigarette's when they entered an apartment in Tullow.
They carry a retail value of over €7,000 and represent a potential loss to the exchequer of just under 6-thousand euro's.
An man in his 60's-who is believed to be from eastern Europe- is been questioned by gardai.
A file is being prepared for the DPP.