Revenue officers have seized 30kgs of 'Amber Leaf' tobacco in Shannon and Limerick.
It was discovered in a series of related operations this week.
The unstamped tobacco had a retail value of over €15,400, representing a loss to the exchequer of €12,900.
On Monday, following routine operations, Revenue officers seized 12kgs of tobacco.
In a related intelligence-led operation on Thursday, officers seized 18kgs of tobacco.
This followed a search of a retail premises under warrant, and an adjoining private residence in Limerick city.
A woman aged in her 30s was interviewed at the scene.
The seized tobacco was found in packages which arrived from The Netherlands and were being sent to addresses in Limerick.
Investigations are ongoing with a view to prosecution.