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An estimated 600 kilos of herbal cannabis was recovered from among a cover load of vegetables from a lorry stopped in Templepatrick, Co Antrim in the early hours of Wednesday. Photograph:   National Crime Agency/PA

Three men were arrested following the biggest drug seizure ever made in Northern Ireland by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), it was reported on Thu(...)

Thomas Kavanagh faces an additional charge of money laundering. File photograph: Jason Roberts/PA

Irish man Thomas Kavanagh has been charged with drugs and firearms offences in Britain. The 52-year-old faces charges by officers from Britain’s Nati(...)

Stephen Powell: has been jailed for his part in a plot to smuggle more than €80m worth of cocaine into the north Wales. Photograph: PA

A 48-year-old English man has been jailed for 16 years for his part in a plot to smuggle €80 million worth of cocaine into Wales that was foiled by Ir(...)

The NCA carried out unannounced compliance blitz visits to 349 traders across a range of retail sectors nationwide in 2012.

The National Consumer Agency (NCA) has said it remains relevant to Irish consumers ahead of its merger with the Competition Authority. In its annual r(...)

Karen O'Leary who has been appointed as chief executive of the NCA following an open competition for the position.

The National Consumer Agency has appointed Karen O’Leary as chief executive following an open competition for the position earlier this year. (...)