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The man in his 40s arrested in relation to the seizure of firearms has been charged.

He is due to appear before the Criminal Courts of Justice (Court 2) this morning, Saturday 16th April 2022.

The woman in her 50s arrested in relation the seizure has been released without charge. A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The two were arrested and questioned under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at the Ballymun Garda Station.

All of the items seized will be sent for ballistic and forensic examination while the investigation is ongoing, according to gardai.

The arrests and seizures are part of Operation Tara launched by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris last summer which targets drug dealing at all levels.

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