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# ammunition - Sunday 10 May, 2020

Man and woman arrested after suspected firearm found in Dublin city bin

Gardaí on patrol observed an altercation between individuals on Abbey Street at midnight.

# ammunition - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Defence Forces assist gardaí in searches that uncover drugs and ammunition in Limerick

One of the operations took place on open ground in the small town of Cappamore.

# ammunition - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Man due in court over seizure of 3 handguns and ammunition in Drogheda

Gardaí found a bag containing three handguns, assorted magazines and various ammunition on Monday.

# ammunition - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Man arrested after three handguns and ammunition found in holdall bag

The firearms were found during a search of a premises in Drogheda Town yesterday.

# ammunition - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Two firearms and ammunition found by gardaí after search of two cars in Dublin

The firearms have been removed from the scene for ballistic and forensic examination.

# ammunition - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Man arrested after suspected explosive device and ammunition found in New Zealand home

The incident comes after the two mosque attacks in Christchurch on 15 March.

# ammunition - Friday 26 April, 2019

Gardaí discover loaded pistol and shotgun cartridges during searches in west Dublin

Gardaí said the weapon and ammunition seized will be forwarded for ballistic testing.

# ammunition - Monday 11 February, 2019

Kildare man pleads guilty to possession of 15 guns and more than 4,000 rounds of ammunition

It took several minutes to read out the full charges count because they were so many rounds of different ammunition.

# ammunition - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Gardaí to spend up to €2.5 million for the supply of over 3 million bullets

The matter has been put out to tender for the quantity of ammunition to be supplied over a three year period.

# ammunition - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Gardaí believe they have stopped another gangland murder after arrests made in Wexford

Two men have been arrested and three cars have been seized.

# ammunition - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Ex-PSNI officer jailed for attempting to buy gun, ammunition and silencer on 'dark web'

Allen Kennedy (31) has been ordered to spend 5.5 years in prison and 5.5 years on licence.

# ammunition - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Man charged in relation to Coolock gun seizure

Gardaí made the seizure in September of last year.

# ammunition - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Three men arrested in Cobh gun and ammunition seizure

The planned search by gardaí related to “dissident republican activity” in the Cork area.

# ammunition - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Man (30s) arrested in connection with guns and ammunition seizure

The man was arrested in the Cabra area this morning, a month after the guns were seized.

# ammunition - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Man arrested and ammunition seized after car is stopped in Dublin

The car was stopped by gardaí on the Finglas Road yesterday evening.

# ammunition - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Handgun and ammunition seized by gardaí targeting feuding gangs

The 9mm pistol was found in a car yesterday evening.

# ammunition - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Man and woman arrested at checkpoint after shotgun found in their car

Ammunition was also found during a search of the car.

# ammunition - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Three machine guns, a handgun and heroin worth €360k seized in Dublin

A man has been arrested following the discovery in Ballyfermot.

# ammunition - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Man found to be carrying improvised gun after he was arrested for drink driving M50

Man found to be carrying improvised gun after he was arrested for drink driving

The man is currently detained at Ballyfermot Garda Station.

# ammunition - Thursday 8 May, 2014

25-year-old arrested after loaded firearm found at house in Louth

Assorted ammunition was also found at the premises.

# ammunition - Monday 13 January, 2014

Four republican dissidents sentenced after guns and ammunition find

The four men have been given seven to 12 year terms with half spent in prison.

# ammunition - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Two held after Dublin drugs and ammunition seizure

The search of a house in west Tallaght yielded drugs worth €90,000 and a quantity of ammunition.

# ammunition - Friday 13 September, 2013

Bentleys, grenades and drugs in the post --- details of Garda 'Operation Majesty' revealed

To date, €2.5 million in cash, €2.5 million worth of drugs, along with firearms, and luxury cars have been uncovered as part of the operation targetting a Dutch drug gang.

# ammunition - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Police find large stash of guns and ammunition in Belfast

The semi-automatic handguns and more than 800 rounds of ammunition were reportedly found buried in the ground.

# ammunition - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Man arrested over guns find at Cork courier depot

The weapons were imported from the US.

# ammunition - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Nine arrested over dissident activity in two Dublin raids

Bomb ingredients and ammunition were also seized by gardaí following separate raids in Cloghran and Tallaght.

# ammunition - Monday 6 May, 2013

Firearm and cocaine seized during Dublin house search

Cocaine worth approximately €21,000 was seized, along with a firearm and ammunition, from a house in Poppintree.

# ammunition - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

3 rifles, 2 sawn-off shotguns, and 1 revolver seized following house search

A large amount of ammunition was also recovered from the house in the Kilclare area of Tallaght, Dublin 24, earlier today.

# ammunition - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Heroin and sub-machine gun found in vacant house in Cavan

Gardaí say the heroin has an estimated street value of up to €750,000.

# ammunition - Friday 22 March, 2013

Man sentenced to six years for firearms and terrorist-related offences in Belfast

In September 2010, detectives incovered large quantity of firearms and ammunition from a workshop at the rear of the man’s home.

# ammunition - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Gardaí recover firearms and ammo from Dublin school

The National School on Basin Lane, Dublin 8, was searched by gardaí today following reports of suspicious activity in the school grounds in the last number of days.

# ammunition - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Ammunition and drugs worth €700,000 found in garda search

Three men have been charged in connection with the seizure and appeared before the Criminal Court today.

# ammunition - Friday 30 November, 2012

Éirigí member charged over gun find

One member of the socialist republican group was among four people charged at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin last night.

# ammunition - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Firearms and ammunition seized in Dublin

One man was arrested during a search operation in Northern Cross, Co Dublin this morning.

# ammunition - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Old ammunition made safe by army bomb disposal team in Dublin

The badly corroded projectile was found during river drainage works and is thought to have been in the location for a considerable period of time.

# ammunition - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.

Scott A Smith brought guns, ammunition and knives into the theatre in Westlake in Ohio.

# ammunition - Friday 27 July, 2012

Graphic shows every piece of equipment carried by the Colorado shooter

James Holmes purchased thousands of rounds of ammunition in the months prior to the attack.

# ammunition - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Gardaí arrest 25 people and seize ammunition, drugs and cash in Dublin

The arrests and seizures are part of an ongoing operation focusing on drug dealers in the capital.

# ammunition - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Three arrested over handgun, ammunition found in Dublin

Gardaí searched two cars and three men on the Swords Road this afternoon.

# ammunition - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Man due in Bray court over ammunition and gun

The weapon and ammunition were discovered by gardaí searching a car in the Co Wicklow town on Thursday.

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