Wednesday 1 March 2017

Gun found on egg hunt

A HIDDEN shotgun was found in a tree by parents who were accompanying children on a fundraising Easter egg hunt yesterday.

Gardai confirmed that the firearm was found during the egg hunt at Mile Mill, just outside Kilcullen in Co Kildare.

Brannockstown National School organised the annual fundraising hunt for 60 school children yesterday afternoon.

Gardai were called to the scene after the gun was found by two parents. The firearm was taken away for a forensic examination. It is not known if the gun was loaded.

Irish Independent

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