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Ireland: $165 Million Cocaine Seized

Ireland is an island located in the North Atlantic Ocean in Northwest Europe. Ireland is the second largest island of over 6,000 others in the Northwestern coast of continental Europe, a group of islands commonly referred to as the British Isles. With over 7 million residents, the Island is the second most populated in the region.

According to recent reports, 2,253 Kg of Cocaine worth about $165 million USD was confiscated on a large ship named MV Matthew, off the coast of Cork in southeast Ireland. The report states that the drugs came from South America and were heading to Ireland, and the United Kingdom. This is reportedly the largest seizure in Ireland’s history.

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