Almost €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis sniffed out at Dublin Port

The drugs were found with the help of detector dog Meg

Almost €500,000 worth of herbal cannabis sniffed out at Dublin Port

Detector dog Meg | Image: Revenue

Revenue officers have seized 24kgs of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port, with an estimated street value of €480,000.

The discovery on Thursday was as a result of routine profiling.

Image: Revenue

The illegal drugs were found with the assistance of Revenue detector dog Meg.

They were in a consignment that was said to contain 'goods' when it arrived in Dublin Port from Spain.

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Revenue say investigations are ongoing.