Cannabis destined for Cork seized at mail centre with assistance from detector dog 

Cannabis destined for Cork seized at mail centre with assistance from detector dog 

The seizure, made by Revenue officers at the Dublin Mail Centre, was assisted by detector dog Bailey.

PACKAGES of herbal cannabis seized in Dublin this morning were destined for addresses in Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Wicklow.

The seizure, made by Revenue officers at the Dublin Mail Centre, was assisted by detector dog Bailey.

More than 1.4 kilos of cannabis was seized in four separate packages which had arrived from Canada and the US.

The parcels were declared to contain sweaters, a yoga towel, a "pre-owned jacket" and a rubber dog.

The drugs have an estimated value of €29,940.

A Revenue spokesman said: "These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing work targeting smuggling and shadow economy activity. If businesses, or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on freephone number 1800 295 295."

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