By Dan Walsh
Revenue Officers at Rosslare Europort detained 13 COVID-19 rapid test kits. The kits, which originated in China, are unauthorised for use in the EU, including Ireland, and were discovered when an Irish registered van which had disembarked a ferry from Cherbourg, France was stopped and searched.
Seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and smuggling. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.