Man arrested and firearm recovered in Allenwood

Gardai are questioning a man at Naas Garda Station under the Offences Against The State Act in connection with the find of a hand gun and ammunition in Allenwood on Friday.

Gardai are questioning a man at Naas Garda Station under the Offences Against The State Act in connection with the find of a hand gun and ammunition in Allenwood on Friday.

A house in the area was searched as part of an ongoing investigation into organised criminal activity. The gun and ammunition was recovered during the search and a man in his 50s arrested.

He is currently being detained under Section 30 of the Act.