A man was arrested yesterday afternoon after a gun was seized in Tallaght, Co. Dublin.
Gardaí seized the firearm in a joint operation with local gardaí led by the District Drugs Unit.
Officers from the Tallaght District Detective Unit helped with the search.
The gun was discovered after the search of a house in the Rossfield Crescent area of Tallaght.
The man was in his 40s and is being detained at Tallaght Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.
Investigations are ongoing.