Gardaí targeting organised crime seize loaded gun in Dublin

A man and a woman have been arrested and are detained at Finglas Garda Station

Gardaí targeting organised crime seize loaded gun in Dublin

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Gardaí in Dublin have seized a firearm and arrested two people in an operation targeting organised crime in the west of the city.

The loaded handgun was discovered after gardaí searched a car in Rathbourne Village, Ashtown late this afternoon. 

A number of rounds of ammunition were also recovered.

A man and a woman, both aged in their 30s, were arrested at the scene.

They are currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.

Gardaí said the operation targeting organised criminal activity is ongoing.