Revenue have seized Cannabis worth five and a half million euro at Rosslare Europort.
Officers discovered the drugs this morning following a routine profiling operation at the port.
Staff made the find when a container that arrived from Spain was chosen for a random check.
Revenue have seized cannabis worth approx €5.5m euro in County Wexford.
The discovery was made when a container, that came in from Spain, was selected for examination.
The drugs were found concealed in a consignment of Melons and Oranges. pic.twitter.com/8EdMUopsAE
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Cannabis Seized: Drugs Found Among Melons And Oranges
Officers on duty identified an unaccompanied trailer that had arrived from Bilbao and selected it for examination.
They deployed a mobile X-Ray scanner to check the contents.
Following the inspection, 277 kilos of herbal cannabis was found hidden inside a load of melons and oranges.
An investigation is ongoing and as yet no arrests have been made.