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Man charged with firearms offences after social media video of man apparently firing shotgun

Gardaí say they have arrested and charged a man in his 20s.

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A MAN HAS been charged with firearms offences following a video which was shared on social media last month showing a man apparently firing a shotgun.

Gardaí say they have arrested and charged a man in his 20s in relation to the possession of a suspected firearm in December 2019.

The arrest came following an investigation which began when gardaí became aware of the video being circulated.

Gardaí in Killarney arrested a man yesterday and a firearm was also seized that is to be sent for examination.

The man was detained in Killarney Garda Station and was subsequently charged. He is due in court at a later date.

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Rónán Duffy

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