This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 3 °C Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Firearms seized and seven arrested over feud-related violence

All seven people arrested are still in custody.

Image: Sam Boal via Photocall Ireland

A NUMBER OF arrests were made in Athlone yesterday morning after several firearms were seized during a spate of searches.

Seven people were arrested- five men and two women aged between 27 – 65. The raids were carried out near Moate.

RTÉ is reporting that the searches were part of “an operation into feud-related violence in the travelling community”.

Gardaí have confirmed that all seven people arrested are still in custody in the midlands.

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

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

About the author:

Read next: