Gardaí have seized guns and drugs following a series of searches in west Dublin.
This followed on from a search carried out last Wednesday relating to recent criminal activity in the Corduff area.
Gardaí investigating the activities of a number of west Dublin street level drug dealing gangs carried out a search operation over the last three days.
Officers supported by the Garda Dog Unit, Armed Support Unit - and with the assistance of the Defence Forces on Friday - conducted searches in a number of areas in Corduff.
During the course of the searches five sawn-off shotguns, ammunition, a crossbow, and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.
The firearms will be examined by the Garda Technical Bureau.
There were no arrests but Gardaí have said investigations are ongoing.
Speaking at Blanchardstown Garda Station, Superintendent Liam Carolan said: "Adequate Garda resources are being utilised to deal with this investigation and are supported by Garda National Units including the Armed Support Unit.
"We are very conscious of the needs of the people and the sentiments that are being expressed by people living in the Corduff area.
"Significant progress has been made regarding this investigation".