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Golden revolver recovered by Gardaí during investigation into dissident.
Golden revolver recovered by Gardaí during investigation into dissident.
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Dissident arms seizure includes golden gun

The guns, ammunition and explosive were discovered by Gardaí in Dublin as part of investigations into republican dissidents.
Jul 11th 2013, 4:53 PM 11,404 54

GARDAÍ HAVE DISPLAYED a quantity of guns,  ammunition and explosives seized as part of recent investigations into dissident republican activity in the Dublin.

The displayed weapons include handguns, shotguns, semi-automatic weapons, the explosive semtex and what appears to be a golden revolver.

As part of ongoing investigations into dissident republican activity, Gardaí searched a number of containers in a yard at Cloghran, Co Dublin and discovered the weapons.

A 46 year old man was arrested at the scene under the provisions of Section 30 Offences against the State Act 1939.

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Rónán Duffy

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