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Saturday 16 December 2017

Man arrested in city centre after gun found in car

Ed Carty

A 21-year-old man has been arrested after a 9mm pistol was found in a car.

The man was detained when the armed Garda emergency response unit stopped and searched a car near Dublin city centre this morning.

The raid took place on Temple Street.

The man, who had been driving the car, was arrested at the scene and detained under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

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