Firearms, ammunition, and over €47,000 seized by Gardaí in Finglas 1 year ago

Firearms, ammunition, and over €47,000 seized by Gardaí in Finglas

The seizures were in connection with organised criminal activity in recent weeks.

Gardaí have seized two firearms, ammunitions, and cash to the value of over €47,000 during a number of searches in Finglas on Thursday (10 February).


The searches were conducted following a number of serious incidents related to ongoing criminal activity in the vicinity in recent weeks.

9 addresses in the Finglas area were targeted, as they were suspected of being used by organised crime groups.

Searches were conducted by the Emergency Response Unit, the Garda Dog Unit, the Blanchardstown District Detective Unit, as well as the Task Force and Divisional Scenes of Crime Unit.

Two firearms (subject to analysis), 300 rounds of suspected ammunitions and over €47,000 in cash were seized during the raids.


Investigations into these seized items and the criminal activities of this west Dublin based crime group are continuing from the Incident Room at Finglas Garda Station.

A number of these addresses have been taken possession of and boarded up by Dublin City Council at the conclusion of these searches.

Investigations are ongoing in relation to these criminal activities.

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