Sniffer dog Max gave a positive reaction to a parcel
Some 15kgs of tobacco products have been seized at a mail centre in Portlaoise.
The tobacco was discovered following routine profiling.
The Revenue sniffer dog, Max, gave a positive reaction to a parcel.
It that had been sent from an address in Spain to locations in Northern Ireland and Co Louth.
The contraband tobacco, branded 'Amber Leaf', had a value in excess of €7,100.
Revenue say this represents a potential loss to the exchequer of approximately €5,700.
Investigations are on-going.