Revenue officials have seized cigarettes and tobacco worth €32,000 euro in Cork.
The haul which includes 41,000 cigarettes and 27kilos of tobacco represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of over €25,000.
The 'MG', 'Golden Seagiies', 'Amber Leaf' and 'Eastenders' brand were seized following the search of a house. A UK registered vehicle was also seized.
The discovery was made with the assistance of Revenue's sniffer dog Harvey in an intelligence led operation code named "church"
Two men in their fifties were questioned and investigations are ongoing .
Revenue is reminding businesses and members of the public whi have any information regarding the smuggling or sale of illegal cigarettes or tobacco, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Freephone 1800 295 295.