Liquid cocaine with an estimated street value of €114,800 has been seized at Dublin Airport.

Officers from the Revenue made the seizure on Wednesday.

A 64-year-old Bolivian man arrived on a flight from Rio de Janeiro.

Officers suspected following a search and questioning that the man had ingested cocaine.

He was handed over to gardaí at Dublin Airport and produced 39 packages filled with liquid cocaine.

He appeared at the Criminal Courts of Justice yesterday where he was remanded in custody by Judge Patricia McNamara to appear in Cloverhill District Court next Thursday.