Monday 26 June 2017

410,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Customs officials at Dublin Port today seized 410,000 cigarettes.

The Regal brand cigarettes were found when officers detained a Northern Ireland registered commercial vehicle at the port.

The cigarettes had a retail value of €175,000.

This would translate into a potential loss to the exchequer of €137,000.

This latest seizure brings the total number of cigarettes seized to date this year to approximately 77.5m.

These would have a potential retail value of €32.5m.

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