REVENUE officers in Cork seized 2.2kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €44,000, during routine operations on Wednesday.
The illegal drugs were found in a package which had arrived from Italy and gardaí have now revealed that the drugs were destined for an address in West Cork.
Investigations are ongoing.
These seizures are part of Revenue's ongoing operations targeting drug importations.
If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding drug smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.