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Two arrested in connection with seizure of firearm and ammunition released without charge

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Two men who were arrested in connection to the discovery of a firearm and ammunition have been released without charge.

The men (50s) were arrested on September 11 as part of an on-going investigation by Security and Intelligence section of An Garda Síochána and members from the Garda Special Detective Unit.

A premises was searched on the Old Naas Road, Bluebell, Dublin 12, on Tuesday September 11th 2018. During the course of the search a firearm and a quantity of ammunition was seized.

Both were detained at Clondalkin Garda Station under the provisions of Section 30 – Offences Against the State Act 1939.

A file on the matter will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

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