By Dan Walsh
Revenue officers seized approximately 13,000 litres of beer, 225 litres of Asti Martina and seven litres of Polish Mead at Rosslare Europort, yesterday, following the search of an Irish registered truck that had disembarked a ferry from Dunkirk, France.
The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of more than €55,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €26,000.
Investigations are ongoing.
These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the smuggling of illegal goods. 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.