The pair were arrested after a loaded gun was found in a van
Two men have appeared before Dublin District court charged with conspiracy to murder.
38-year-old Steven Dunne of Méile an Rí Drive, South Lucan, Balgaddy, Dublin and 34-year-old Garry Gleeson of 66 Muskerry Road, Ballyfermot have been charged with possession of a semi-automatic pistol, ammunition and intent to endanger life.
The pair were arrested last Monday after gardaí discovered a loaded gun in a van they stopped in Ballyfermot.
Both have been remanded and are due to appear in court again on August 18th.