Almost 40,000 illegal cigarettes have been seized at Cork Airport.
Revenue officers searched a passenger's checked-in luggage on arrival at the airport after a flight from Lagos in Nigeria via Paris.
They found 39,800 unstamped cigarettes with an estimated retail value of approximately €19,500.
A man in his 30s, who is from Nigeria, was interviewed in relation to the seizure. Investigations are ongoing.
In a statement, Revenue said the seizure was part of ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and the supply and sale of illegal tobacco products.