Detection and seizure of what are believed to be 2 million contraband cigarettes
A joint operation between the Garda Siocahana and the Customs Service at Dublin Port resulted in the detection and seizure of what are believed to be 2 million contraband cigarettes.
The cigarettes were seized when Gardai from the Organised Crime Unit stopped a lorry at Neilstown in Dublin on 8th July as part of a planned operation.
As part of the investigation Gardai also seized 2 vehicles - a lorry and a van.
The investigation is on-going and it's believed the estimated retail value of the cigarettes is approximately €855,000.
There is no further information at present.
Garda Press Office