Handguns found in Dublin 5

Three handguns were found and three arrests made when a house was searched this evening in Dublin 5.

Gardai say that the search was part of an ongoing operation into dissident republican activity and organised crime.

Officers from the Special Detective Unit (SDU) searched the house on Harmonstown Road, Dublin 5.

“During the course of the search Gardai found three handguns. Three people were arrested, two males and one female — all in their 20s — and they are being detained in Blackrock Garda  station under the provisions of Section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended. The investigation is ongoing.” said Sergeant Brian Whelan of the Garda Press Office.


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