Friday, August 05, 2022


Illegal drugs, estimated to be worth €150,000, were seized locally on Thursday.

Revenue officers examining parcels three parcels in Athlone made the discovery. It is understood that the parcels originated in Holland and were destined for addresses in Dublin and Carlow.

The seizure included over 1 kg of ecstasy, 1 kg of ketamine and 0.8 kg of MDMA, alongside smaller quantities of cocaine, herbal cannabis, cannabis resin and micro-dosing ‘magic’ truffles.

If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on 1800 295 295.

Investigations are ongoing.

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