23,000 litres of beer seized by Revenue

By Dan Walsh Smuggled alcohol amounting to over 23,000 litres of beer with an estimated retail value in excess of €92,000 was seized by Revenue officers at Rosslare Europort yesterday. It represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of more than €43,000. The alcohol was discovered in an unaccompanied trailer that had arrived on aContinue reading “23,000 litres of beer seized by Revenue”

New Land Tax on the way

By Dan Walsh The Government’s Housing For All – A New Housing Plan for Ireland proposed a new tax to activate vacant land for residential purposes as a part of the pathway to increasing new housing supply. The Residential Zoned Land Tax (RZLT) was introduced in the Finance Act 2021 and the process to identify land toContinue reading “New Land Tax on the way”

10 million illegal cigarettes seized

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers at Rosslare Europort seized over 10 million cigarettes with an estimated retail value of €7.9 million, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €6.2 million, as a result of routine profiling, yesterday (Tuesday). The illegal cigarettes, branded ‘Richmond King Size’, were discovered with the assistance of Revenue’s mobileContinue reading “10 million illegal cigarettes seized”

51,500 litres of beer seized

By Dan Walsh The seizures of smuggled goods at Rosslare Europort have become a regular occurrence and the latest reported took place last Tuesday as a result of routine operations. Revenue officers seized almost 51,500 litres of beer at Rosslare Europort. The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of almost €205,000, representing a potentialContinue reading “51,500 litres of beer seized”

222,000 cigarettes seized by Revenue

By Dan Walsh A man in his 20s was questioned and investigations are ongoing after Revenue officers at Rosslare Europort seized over 222,000 cigarettes with an estimated retail value of almost €175,500, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €137,000 yesterday (Wednesday). The illegal cigarettes, branded ‘NZ Gold’ and ‘NZ Black’, were discoveredContinue reading “222,000 cigarettes seized by Revenue”

Beer and wine seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh Over the course of three days from Wednesday, November 9th to Saturday November 12th, Revenue seized over 53,000 litres of beer and more than 930 litres of wine, with a combined retail value of approximately €223,000 at Rosslare Europort. The beer was seized following the search of two trailers, one accompanied andContinue reading “Beer and wine seized at Rosslare Europort”

Staggering amount of alcohol seized

By Dan Walsh Revenue has seized almost 10,000 litres of vodka and whiskey at Rosslare Europort. The smuggled alcohol has an estimated retail value of €300,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of more than €230,000. Investigations are ongoing. These seizures are part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the shadow economy and smuggling. IfContinue reading “Staggering amount of alcohol seized”

Jasper sniffs the cash at Rosslare Europort!

By Dan Walsh Revenue Officers were granted two three-month cash detention orders by Judge Power at Wexford District Court yesterday (Tuesday), following two cash seizures totalling €9,000. The cash was discovered as a result of routine profiling and with the assistance of detector dog Jasper, when Revenue officers searched an Irish registered van that wasContinue reading “Jasper sniffs the cash at Rosslare Europort!”

Beer seized at Rosslare Europort

By Dan Walsh Revenue officers seized approximately 23,600 litres of beer at Rosslare Europort following the search of an unaccompanied trailer that had arrived on a ferry from Dunkirk, France last Friday. The smuggled alcohol had an estimated retail value of more than €94,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €44,000. InvestigationsContinue reading “Beer seized at Rosslare Europort”

€165k drugs discovered in New Ross

By Dan Walsh Cocaine and Cannabis to the value of €165,000 was recovered following a search of a residence in New Ross. A male was charged and brought before the District Court where he was remanded in Custody. Gardaí from the Wexford Divisional Drug Unit along with members from the Detective and Uniform Units fromContinue reading “€165k drugs discovered in New Ross”