Firearms and ammunition seized in north Co Dublin yesterday

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In the course of ongoing investigations being undertaken by the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) involving the targeting of persons involved in serious organised criminal activity, a search was undertaken in a rural area of North County Dublin, on the evening of Friday, 3 January 2020.

This search resulted in the discovery of a total of 10 firearms and a quantity of ammunition, which have been seized and are now the subject of technical examination.

Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll of Special Crime Operations within An Garda Síochána said:

"The undertaking of the operation leading to the discovery of a significant quantity of firearms and ammunition, yesterday, reflects the fact that An Garda Síochána's unrelenting efforts in tackling serious and organised crime will continue unabated into 2020”.