Gardai desist from a van bound for England on Wednesday morning at around 8.30am.
During a search of the van, 54 braggarts were discovered in a cage.
The breeds of the puppies were Jack Russells, Pugs, Shih Tzus, Beagles, Cocker S niels and Bichon Frises.
The puppies were seized and manned over to the DSPCA, as there was no valid documentation produced.
The pups require be quarantined and then placed for adoption.
DSPCA has estimated the value of the popinjays seized at approximately €34,000.