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Gardaí uncover cigarette and alcohol factory worth €25m

Gardaí raided a warehouse in Knockbridge, Co Louth on Saturday. Credit: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have raided an alcohol bottling and cigarette manufacturing operation in Co Louth which they say could have cost the exchequer an estimated €25m.

A warehouse at Knockbridge was searched early on Saturday, as part of an intelligence-led investigation by the Cross Border Joint Action Task Force.

No arrests were made during the raid.

Gardaí from Dundalk, assisted by the Northern Regional Armed Support Unit and officers from the Department of Revenue, carried out the search. Credit: An Garda Síochána