Some of the items seized by Revenue
Illegal drugs labelled as 'candy' and 'tea' were destined for addresses across the country before they were seized by Revenue officials.
As a result of routine operations and with the assistance of detector dog Bailey on Monday, Revenue officers at Dublin Mail Centre seized over 7.5kgs of various types of illegal drugs including herbal cannabis, cannabis edibles, cannabis resin, cannabis and butane honey oil and 70 reefers.
Officers also seized over 1,000 tablets including, Zopiclone, Benzodiazepine and Diazepam.
The illegal drugs have a combined estimated value of almost €110,200 and were discovered in 46 separate parcels that originated in the UK, Spain, USA and Canada.
Revenue said these parcels were declared as items such as ‘candy’, ‘clothing’, ‘games’, ‘boxing glove stickers’, ‘decals’, ‘tea’ and ‘car interior lights’ and "were destined for various addresses throughout Ireland".
Investigations are ongoing.
A statement said these seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting the importation 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 295 295.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.