Five arrested in organised crime operation

Five men have been arrested and a firearm recovered following an operation involving fardaí from the Organised Crime Unit.

The men - ranging in age from 18 to 46 - were detained in Celbridge in Co Kildare and in Lucan in Co Dublin at around 5pm yesterday evening.

A loaded gun and ammunition was also recovered.

They are being held at Newbridge, Lucan and Leixlip garda stations.


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