€89,000 worth of smuggled beer seized

Revenue officers seized over 22,230 litres of beer at Rosslare Europort last Wednesday. The smuggled beer of multiple brands has an estimated retail value of almost €89,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €41,500.

The beverages were discovered in an unaccompanied trailer that had arrived from Dunkirk, France.

Investigations are ongoing.

This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing work targeting smuggling and shadow economy activity. If businesses, or members of the public, have any information regarding such activities, they can contact Revenue on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.

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