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Dublin: 10 °C Sunday 17 February, 2019

Four masked and armed men raided house in Meath with woman and toddler inside

A man has been arrested in Dublin after gardaí recovered stolen firearms.

FOUR MASKED MEN armed with a handgun, knife and axe broke into a house in Meath last night.

A woman and 3-year-old girl were in the house near Tara at the time, it happened at around 11pm.

The raiders ransacked the house and took a number of legally held firearms, ammunition and a car.

The car was later found abandoned near the M50.

The woman and child were not injured.

In the early hours of this morning a number of firearms were recovered by Gardaí in Rathmines.

A black BMW car was also discovered which was the subject of a hijacking in Dublin city centre on Tuesday.

A 22 year old man was arrested but gardaí say that investigations are continuing.


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