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Possession of a Firearm in Kerry - Man Arrested and Charged - 9th January

Gardaí have arrested and charged a man in his 20s in relation to the possession of a suspected firearm in December, 2019.

Gardaí became aware of a video on social media which showed a man firing a shot from what is believed to be a shotgun.

An investigation was carried out by Gardaí in Killarney and a man in his 20s was arrested yesterday, 8th January, 2020. The suspected firearm was also seized and will now be sent for examination.


He was detained at Killarney Garda Station under Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939 and has since been charged. He is due to appear before the courts at a later date.