Gardaí from Blanchardstown and Finglas have seized two hand guns along with a number of rounds of ammunition and arrested two men during a operation in West Dublin.
The discovery yesterday evening was made when a car was intercepted by Gardaí in during an operation in the Clonsilla area shortly after 7pm. Two men aged 20s and 30s were arrested as part of the investigation and are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 at Blanchardstown Garda Station. 30 rounds of 9mm ammunition were also recovered from the car. All of the items seized will be forwarded to the Garda Technical Bureau for forensic and ballistic examination.
The seizure was made as part of ongoing operations targeting organised crime in the West Dublin area.
Investigations are ongoing.