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05 May 2018 11:00 Vet who injected liquid heroin into puppies to smuggle drugs into US extradited

His arrest comes after a 12-year investigation. A 38-YEAR-OLD Colombian vet appeared in a New York court this week, accused of injecting liquid heroin into puppies to evade border control in a drug smuggling ring. Andres Lopez Elorez was arrested in Spain on a US warrant and extradited to the United States on Monday. If convicted on conspiracy charges 13

30 March 2018 09:50 17 dead as overcrowded bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

The bus had capacity for 14 people but over 50 people were on board. AT LEAST 17 people have been killed and another 36 wounded after a bus carrying illegal immigrants hit a lighting pole in eastern Turkey and burst into flames, local media has reported. The bus, which crashed last night on the Igdir-Kars highway, was carrying nationals from Iran, Pakistan 5

16 March 2018 17:55 Herbal cannabis worth €90k found hidden in blankets sent from Canada

An Irish man is being questioned by gardaí in relation to the seizure. CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €90,000 was found concealed in blankets in a package that had been sent from Canada. Revenue officers seized 4.5 kg of herbal cannabis and gardaí arrested a 28-year-old Irish man, who’s being detained for questioning in Dundalk Garda 6

09 March 2018 15:12 €60,000-worth of cannabis from Thailand seized in Tralee

The drugs were concealed in household linen. CANNABIS WITH AN estimated street value of €60,000 has been sized in Tralee, Co Kerry. During an intelligence-led operation conducted by Revenue, the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Tralee Garda Drugs Unit, three kilos of herbal cannabis were seized in Tralee town this morning 5

12 February 2018 21:45 Two woman arrested after Revenue seize 46,000 cigarettes and €44,000 cash

The cash and cigarettes were seized in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. REVENUE OFFICERS HAVE seized €44,000 in cash and 46,000 contraband cigarettes in three separate incidents in Dublin Airport. Officers detained €14,000 cash on Saturday after stopping a British woman in her 20s who was travelling to Eindhoven in the Netherlands. On Sunday 7

26 December 2017 13:50 British woman sentenced to three years for smuggling 290 Tramadol tablets into Egypt

Laura Plummer says she was bringing painkillers for her boyfriend. AN EGYPTIAN COURT has sentenced a British woman to three years in prison, convicting her of trying to smuggle drugs into the country, a judicial official said. Laura Plummer, 33, was arrested at Hurghada airport when customs officers found 290 Tramadol pills in her luggage. The strong 10

30 November 2017 18:40 Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness. AROUND 12,000 LITRES of ‘vodka’ type spirits have been seized in a raid on a premises and farm buildings in Co Louth yesterday evening. Revenue officers and armed gardaí from Drogheda seized 586 litres of finished ‘vodka’ type product that was bottled, sealed, labelled and boxed 15

30 October 2017 00:06 Almost 800 drug seizures in prisons this year

There were almost 800 drug seizures in Irish prisons in the first nine months of this year, the Department of Justice has confirmed. Mountjoy accounted for 310 of the seizures, followed by Wheatfield with 126 and Midlands Prison with 100. Castlerea, Cloverhill, and Limerick prisons had the next highest numbers at 60, 61, and 57 respectively while in Cork prison 5

30 September 2017 21:01 Cork’s Spike Island named Europe’s leading tourist attraction

Cork’s Spike Island has been voted Europe’s leading tourist attraction for 2017. Spike Island saw off competition in the World Travel Awards from the Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace, the Colosseum in Rome, the Guinness Storehouse and the Acropolis in Athens to scoop the award. The World Travel Awards are dubbed the Oscars of the travel industry. They are voted 41

29 September 2017 16:12 Revenue officers seize large amounts of tobacco and cannabis in Cork and Dublin

Revenue officers at Dublin Airport have seized 13kg of herbal cannabis when, as a result of routine profiling, they stopped and searched a Malaysian man in his 30s who had arrived on a flight from Madrid. The illegal drugs have an estimated value of €260,000 and were found in the passenger’s checked-in baggage. Separately, Revenue officers in Cork carried 21