Cigarettes and tobacco worth €20,000 have been seized at Dublin Airport.
They were found when revenue officers stopped and searched a passenger who got off a flight from Abu Dhabi yesterday.
In total 29,400 cigarettes and 3kgs of tobacco were seized.
The products, branded ‘Chesterfield’, ‘Pall Mall’, ‘Marlboro Gold’ and ‘Amber Leaf’, represent a potential loss to the Exchequer of €14,000.
The 34-year-old Lithuanian man was arrested and later appeared in court.
He's been remanded in custody to appear in court again on Friday.