Two men arrested following firearm seizure in Dublin 3 weeks ago

Two men arrested following firearm seizure in Dublin

The search was carried out on Tuesday night.

Two men have been arrested following an intelligence-led operation that led to the recovery of a single firearm on Tuesday night.

The operation, targeting organised criminality in the Dublin area, was carried out by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force.

During the course of a search of a residence in the Ballyfermot area, Gardaí recovered a firearm.

Two men, aged 47 and 52, respectively, were arrested.

The pair are currently being detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 39/98 at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

Investigations are ongoing.