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Firearm with Silencer, Magazine and Ammunition Seized, Finglas, Friday, 25th November, 2022

Issue Date: 28/11/2022

Gardaí seized a suspected firearm along with a silencer, loaded magazine and ammunition during the course of a search in the Dublin 11 area on Friday, 25th November, 2022.

As a result of information received, Gardaí from Finglas conducted a search of a maintenance area at an apartment complex in Finglas at approximately 1:10pm.

During the course of this search, a suspected sub-machine gun which had been wrapped in white plastic wrapping and then double bagged in black bin bags, was located and seized.

Beside the suspected firearm was a silencer, loaded magazine and a small white bag containing ten 9mm bullets, all of which were seized.

All of the items seized will be sent to the Garda Ballistics Unit for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.