Tobacco worth €50k seized

107 litres of wine was also discovered by Revenue officials

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Over €50,000  worth of tobacco has been seized in a major Revenue operation.

31,000 cigarettes and 107 litres of wine were discovered after officials searched a van arriving in Rosslare port from France today.

A man was arrested at the scene and remanded to a special sitting of Gorey District Court.

In a separate operation last Thursday, searches in Dundalk and Drogheda, found almost 54kg of tobacco and over 12,000 cigarettes, two vehicles and €13,000 in cash, all of which were seized.