Scooby helps in seizure of herbal cannabis worth €400,000 destined for Carlow address

The drugs were concealed in parcels which originated in Spain

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Scooby assists revenue officers in seizing 20kgs of herbal cannabis at Dublin airport

Scooby assisting revenue officers in seizing €400,000 of herbal cannabis

Revenue officers at Dublin Airport have seized approximately 20kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of almost €400,000 that was destined for a Carlow address.

The detection was made on Tuesday last as a result of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Scooby (below).

The drugs were concealed in parcels which originated in Spain and were destined for an address in Carlow.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the smuggling of illegal drugs.

If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800.