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Submachine gun with silencer and ammo seized in Finglas apartment following tip off

Investigations are ongoing.

Neasa CumiskeySunday World

Gardaí have launched an investigation after seizing a submachine gun with a silencer, loaded magazine, and ammunition inside an apartment building in north Dublin on Friday.

Gardaí searched a maintenance area at an apartment complex in Finglas at approximately 1.10pm on Friday, November 25, following a tip-off.

During the search, they discovered and seized a suspected sub-machine gun which had been wrapped in white plastic wrapping and then double bagged in black bin bags.

Beside the suspected firearm was a silencer, loaded magazine, and a small white bag containing ten 9mm bullets, all of which were seized.

Each of the seized items will be sent to the Garda Ballistics Unit for analysis.

Investigations are ongoing.

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