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Firearms Seized and Two Arrested - Tallaght - 23rd July 2021

Issue Date: 28/07/2021

Gardaí have arrested two people and seized two firearms following a search operation at an address in Tallaght on Friday 23rd July 2021.

As part of an intelligence led operation, Gardaí conducted a search of a property in the Tallaght area on Friday 23rd July 2021, shortly after 4pm. Two shotguns were recovered from the property during the search operation. Both firearms have been sent to the Ballistics Unit for analysis.

Today, 28 July 2021, following further investigations, a 19 year old male and a 17 year old male juvenile were arrested in relation to the seizure of the firearms. Both males are currently detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

Investigations are ongoing.