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Man arrested and firearm on the 14/5/08.

Kilmainham Gardai are investigating an incident that occurred in a licensed premises in Inchicore, Dublin.


Kilmainham Gardai are investigating an incident that occurred at 4.20 pm on the 14/5/2008 in a licensed premises in Inchicore, where a man was threatened.

Nobody was physically injured in this incident. 

A short time later, Gardai searched a male walking on Davitt Road Dublin 12.  

Gardai recovered a handgun and in the course of a follow up search of Connolly Avenue a magazine containing a number of rounds of ammunition were recovered.  

A male (27 years) was arrested and is currently detained at Kevin Street Garda Station under the provisions of the Offences Against the State Act 1939/98. 

Firearm and ammunition will be forwarded to the Ballistics Sections, Garda Headquarters for examination.  


Garda Press Office

15th May 2008 0820hours

Ref: 625/08