Alcohol, medicines and tobacco seized at Dublin Port

Officers have questioned a woman in her 20s

Alcohol, medicines and tobacco seized at Dublin Port

The alcohol, medicines and tobacco seized at Dublin Port | Image: Revenue

Revenue officers have seized contraband alcohol, medicines and tobacco products at Dublin Port.

They were discovered in routine operations over the past week.

The products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

This includes over 43 litres of spirits, 5kg of unstamped tobacco and medicines - which are suspected to be steroids.

On Monday, the officers seized two packages containing a total 43 litres of spirits originating from Spain and Poland.

In a separate operation on Monday, they seized medicines, suspected to be steroids, with an estimated retail value of €4,500.

The package, which had arrived from Romania, contained 1,640 tablets and over 300 vials of medicines.

And on Wednesday, officers seized a package containing 5kg of unstamped tobacco which originated in Croatia.

Revenue officers questioned a woman aged in her 20s.

The seized alcohol and tobacco products are estimated to have a combined retail value of over €4,400 - representing a potential loss to the exchequer of €3,300.

Investigations into the seizures are ongoing.