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The seizure is part of the national anti-drugs strategy, Operation Tara, which aims to disrupt drug trafficking networks

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Gardaí seized four firearms during the raid

Gardaí seized four firearms during the raid

Gardaí seized four firearms during the raid

This is part of the shocking seizure of guns and ammo made by gardai in raid in Tallaght this morning. 

Two men were arrested by gardai in a major operation which uncovered the four firearms, as well as silencers and ammunition.

Gardaí also discovered approximately €70,000 worth of suspected heroin as well as small quantities of crack cocaine and cannabis.

“At approximately 7.30am this morning, gardaí searched three residential properties in Tallaght, Dublin 24,” the Garda Press office said this afternoon.

“During the course of the searches four firearms were seized, along with silencers and ammunition. Gardaí also seized approximately €70,000 worth of suspected heroin as well as small quantities of crack cocaine and cannabis.

“Two men, aged in their late 20s, were arrested at the scene. Both men are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, 1939 in Tallaght Garda Station.

“Investigations are ongoing.”

Gardai added that the seizure is part of the national anti-drugs strategy, Operation Tara, which aims to disrupt drug trafficking networks involved in the sale, supply and distribution of controlled drugs at local, national and international level.

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