Over one million cigarettes seized in Dublin

Over one million cigarettes seized in Dublin

Over one million smuggled cigarettes have been seized in Dublin port.

The unstamped cigarettes were found on Thursday with the help of Revenue detector dog Kelly and Revenue's x-ray scanner.

When officers searched freight which arrived into Dublin from Rotterdam they seized the cigarettes branded 'Marlboro'.

The cigarettes have a retail value of almost €500,000 and representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of €422,000.

Investigations are continuing.

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