Print YESTERDAY (13th) as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized 1.1kg of herbal cannabis at Shannon Airport. Previous article“Overwhelmed” staff at most COVID-hit hospital appeal for help as they battle surge in virus and patients on trolleysNext articleWitness Appeal – Discharge of a Firearm in Co. Clare Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisement LimerickNewsRevenue seize herbal cannabis at Shannon AirportBy Staff Reporter – January 14, 2021 155 Linkedin Email Twitter Facebook WhatsApp The smuggled drugs, with an estimated value of €22,000, were discovered concealed in large packets of sharing crisps that were contained in a parcel that had originated in Spain and was destined for an address in Limerick City.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Investigations are ongoing.This seizure is part of Revenue’s ongoing operations targeting the importation of illegal drugs.If businesses or members of the public have any information regarding smuggling, they can contact Revenue in confidence on Confidential Phone Number 1800 295 295.
New Barcelona signing Philippe Coutinho wrote a farewell message for his former club Liverpool and shared it on Instagram for his and his former clubs fans.”Since the moment I arrived in Liverpool, me and my family have been made to feel so welcome and have made so many friends,” Coutinho wrote.Coutinho, who became the second-most expensive player after Neymar, signed for Barcelona on Monday ending his five-year stay at the Merseyside.”On the pitch and off the pitch, we have experienced the beauty of this club and its fans. In turn, I hope I have delivered memories and moments that have brought happiness to the Liverpool supporters.WATCH”Moving to Liverpool, I knew the club’s greatness and history but what I did learn during my time was the unique heart and soul of the place. It has its own personality and character.”I leave Liverpool because Barcelona is a dream for me. Liverpool was a dream that I was fortunate enough to realise and I have given five years of my life to it.”A career on the pitch only lasts for so long and to play for Barcelona as well as Liverpool is something I want to experience and enjoy while I am blessed enough to be able to do so,” he added.Coutinho justified his move to Barcelona by saying it has been a long-held ambition and his love for the club will always remain in tact.Coutinho went onto add that he expects the Liverpool supporters to understand his decisions and dreams. He also added that representing the Reds was of great honour and wished them all the best.”I hope the supporters understand that choosing to experience something new is not about diminishing their importance to me or the club’s importance. Nothing will ever diminish that in my heart,” he continued.”I wish Jurgen (Klopp) and the team nothing but joy and success for the rest of this season and beyond. This is an amazing team and they are getting better and better all the time.advertisement”There are too many people I want to thank, but I cannot name everyone individually. To all the amazing club staff who have been part of my life in Liverpool — I will miss you.”Coutinho scored 54 goals in 201 appearances for Liverpool.(With inputs from IANS)ALSO WATCH: