The drugs were concealed in a consignment said to contain flat pack tables.

A detector dog named James helped Revenue officers find 11kgs of herbal cannabis at Dublin Port yesterday.

The drugs have an estimated street value of €220,000 and were discovered in a consignment said to contain “flat pack tables”, which had arrived into the port.

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Separately on Thursday, Revenue officers seized 11,600 unstamped cigarettes and 5kgs of unstamped tobacco in the capital.

During a joint operation targeting the illicit tobacco trade in the Moore Street area, the products were seized after searches at a number of premises in the Dublin 1 and Dublin 7 areas.

The seized tobacco products have a total retail value of over €6,500.