Man arrested and handgun seized by gardaí in Dublin

A search was carried out of a house in the Dublin 1 area yesterday afternoon

Gardaí in Dublin have seized a firearm and arrested a man.

The 9mm handgun was found when gardaí searched a house in the Dublin 1 area yesterday afternoon.

A small quantity of cannabis was also discovered, as well as a moped which had been reported stolen in January.

A man in his 20s has been arrested and is being questioned under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Store Street Garda Station.