Two men have been arrested following an intelligence-led garda operation in Dublin.
The Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau and the Special Crime Task Force carried out a search on Tuesday night of a residence in the Ballyfermot area as part of an operation targeting organised criminality in the Dublin area.
Gardaí recovered a firearm during the course of the operation.
The two men, aged 47 and 52, are currently being detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against The State Act 39/98.
They are being held at Ballyfermot Garda Station.