Drugs worth €22,000 concealed in crisp bags seized at Shannon airport

Wednesday, January 13

As part of routine customs operations, Revenue officers seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport.

The smuggled drugs, with an estimated value of €22,000, were discovered concealed in large packets of sharing crisps that were contained in a parcel that had originated in Spain and was destined for an address in Limerick City.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.

Businesses or members of the public who have any information regarding smuggling, can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.