More than €3m worth of substances has been recovered by Revenue.
According to new Freedom of Information figures, there were 2,211 drug seizures in the first 10 months of this year in Portlaoise, Dublin, Athlone and Cork Mail Centres.
This is almost twice as many as in all of 2018, when there were 1,156 seizures.
This year, the majority of the interceptions were cannabis – amounting to more than 1,300.
The Dublin Mail Centre had the highest number of all drug seizures in the first 10 months of this year, with 1,208.
Source: newstalk.com, November 30th 2019. Accessed on December 10th 2019