Limerick Gun And Drug Seizure

Gardaí seized a number of guns, a quantity of ammunition and drugs during a five hour search of houses in Limerick city.

Around 100 Gardaí swooped on premises in the South Hall area of the city following a gun attack on a patrol car on Sunday night.

One man detained during the operation was subsequently released without charge.

Gardaí said that four guns, ammunition, and cannabis resin with an estimated street value of €5,000 was seized during the operation.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

19 November 2013
More Than 50 Horses Seized In Cork
Officials from the Department of Agriculture, supported by Cork City Council and Gardaí officers, have seized and impounded over 50 horses after animal welfare concerns were raised. It was part of an ongoing operation taking place in the Holyhill area of Cork surrounding problems with stray horses on public property and roads.
08 May 2014
Gun And Ammunition Recovered In Search
Gardaí in Dundalk have arrested a man in connection with the discovery of a loaded gun and an assortment of ammunition. It is understood that the find was made during a search of a property in the town on Wednesday. The man is being held Section 30 Offences Against the State Act, 1939. Garda say that their investigation is ongoing.
28 May 2009
Teen Arrested After Drugs Find In Dublin
A teenager has been arrested in connection with a drugs find in Dublin on Wednesday. Gardaí say the find was a result of an ongoing operation targeting the sale and supply of drugs in the Lucan area.
21 February 2013
Two Men To Appear In Court For Roy Collins Murder
Two men will appear in court on Friday charged with the murder of businessman Roy Collins. It is understood the two men, who are members of the McCarthy-Dundon gang – one of whom is regarded as a major criminal figure – will be charged before the Special Criminal Court in connection with the 2009 gun attack.
14 January 2013
Gardai Question Man Following Gun Attack
A man, 19, is being questioned by gardai after an 18-year-old was shot at around 3pm in Memorial Park, Inchicore. The victim was shot in the head and neck and is believed to be in a critical condition in hospital. It is understood the teen managed to call the emergency services from his mobile phone.