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410,000 cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Published 30/08/2011 | 17:29

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

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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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