A major investigation is under way into a catering company which was found to be employing illegal immigrants when raided by the Garda and social welfare staff last week. the 'Irish Times' reports to-day.
Stolen vehicles were also found to be used to make deliveries.
One employee was found to have been overpaid €75,000 in social welfare payments when a background check was performed on him.
There were two arrests at the scene and a follow-up inquiry is now focused on suspected illegal immigration and social welfare crime.
The company directors, who are Irish and foreign nationals, are under investigation and a quantity of immigration-related documentation has been seized.