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Search operation underway after gardaí find two suspected firearms in ditch in Co Cork

The suspected revolver and semi-automatic pistol were found at Ballycollie Road in Whites Cross.

The suspected firearms seized in Co Cork
The suspected firearms seized in Co Cork
Image: Garda Press Office

TWO SUSPECTED FIREARMS have been seized in Co Cork. 

At around 5pm yesterday, gardaí received a report from a member of the public that they had found two suspected handguns at Ballycollie Road in Whites Cross. 

Detective gardaí attended the scene where they discovered a suspected revolver and a semi-automatic pistol that were uncovered in a ditch. 

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and a search of the area is being conducted by the Divisional Search Team and the Southern Region Dog Unit. 

Both of the suspected firearms have now been sent for analysis. 

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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