Two men arrested after firearms seizure in Meath

Heroin and crack cocaine with an estimated street value of €60k were also seized.

Gardai have seized controlled drugs, a firearm and arrested two males following a planned operation this morning at a location in Pelletstown, Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath.

Gardai from the Special Crime Task Force, in collaboration with specialised units from the Dublin Region, Armed Support Unit and Gardai from the Meath Division carried out an intelligence led operation targeting Organised Crime.

During the course of a search, heroin and crack cocaine with an estimated street value of €60,000 (pending analysis), were recovered along with approximately €50,000 in cash. A sub machine gun was also recovered.

Two men, aged 35 years and 23 years old respectively, have been arrested and are currently detained at Blanchardstown and Finglas Garda stations.

The location of this find is currently preserved and further searches will be carried out tomorrow morning.