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Three people arrested and suspected firearm seized in Limerick

Two men and a woman were arrested by gardaí last night.

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GARDAÍ HAVE ARRESTED three people and seized a suspected firearm and ammunition in Co Limerick.

At around 9pm yesterday, gardaí from the Divisional Drugs Unit executed a search warrant at a house in Fairview Crescent, Garryowen.

During the course of the search gardaí seized a suspected firearm, shotgun cartridges and pellets. Gardaí also seized €200 of suspected cocaine and three mobile phones.

The firearm and drugs will now be sent for analysis.

Two men, aged in their 30s and 60s, and a woman, aged in her 40s, were arrested at the scene and brought to Henry Street Garda Station.

They are currently being detained under section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939.

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The search operation took place as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected criminal activity in Limerick city.

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