Cannabis, cocaine, MDMA and ecstasy are seized by Revenue

A vehicle was singled out for further investigation

Cannabis, cocaine, MDMA and ecstasy are seized by Revenue

File photo of ecstasy tablets seized | Image: RollingNews.ie

Drugs said to be worth more than €4m have been seized in the Border Midlands West Region.

They were found on Sunday following routine profiling by the Revenue Commissioners National Profiling Centre.

It is targeting the illegal importation, sale and supply of drugs.

A vehicle importing plant machinery was profiled for further investigation - and a significant quantity of controlled drugs were seized.

This included approximately 60 kilos of herbal cannabis, 33 kilos of cocaine, 2.2 kilos of MDMA and more than 72,000 ecstasy tablets.

Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.