Revenue seize 215kg of cannabis in Rosslare

The drugs were hidden in frozen meat

Revenue seize 215kg of cannabis in Rosslare

Bags of hemp seeds are displayed on a table next to promotional material at the Cannabis World Congress and Business Exposition | Photo: PA Images

Revenue officers seized 215kgs herbal cannabis in Rosslare port this evening.

The smuggled drugs had been concealed in a shipment of frozen meat in an unaccompanied container that arrived from France.

Following routine checks, the container was selected for scanning and the drugs were uncovered. Investigations are ongoing.