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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Firearms

This month
March 2023
# Seizure
Cannabis herb worth €300,000 and firearms among seizures made during Dublin area searches
No arrests have been made but investigations are ongoing.
Last year
# dublin 10
Man (30s) due in court this morning following firearm seizure in Dublin
Gardaí found a loaded semi-automatic pistol and a small amount of cocaine following a search.
# Firearms
Two people arrested after two suspected shotguns seized in Co Kildare
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
# Dublin
Two men arrested after gardaí seize heroin worth €70,000 and firearms in Tallaght
Gardaí searched three residential properties in Tallaght this morning.
All time
# Clondalkin
Two handguns, three silencers and ammunition seized during Garda search in Dublin
The seizures were made during an intelligence led operation in Clondalkin yesterday evening.
# Firearms
Gardaí report 47 incidents involving tasers and stun devices last year including one on a dog
A log of one incident in Cork in August said the person had injuries to their hands, arm, and face that had been self-inflicted.
# Whites Cross
Search operation underway after gardaí find two suspected firearms in ditch in Co Cork
The suspected revolver and semi-automatic pistol were found at Ballycollie Road in Whites Cross.
# Drugs Seizure
Three guns and €115,000 worth of drugs seized by Gardaí after search in Dublin
The discovery was made after Gardaí searched two vehicles in Clondalkin at 3:30pm this afternoon.
# Clonakilty
Man charged over seizure of firearms and ammunition in Cork
The man, aged in his 60s, appeared before a special sitting of Bandon District Court today.
# mallow
Nearly 500 fireworks seized by gardaí as part of searches in Cork
Weapons and suspected drugs were also seized by gardaí in Mallow.
# Criminal Activity
Seven guns seized by gardaí in west Dublin during ongoing investigations into criminal suspects
Gardaí are investigating into suspects believed to be associated with organised criminal activity.
# Tallaght
Man (40s) charged after four shotguns and revolver seized during search of car
The search was carried out in the Tallaght area of Dublin yesterday.
# Arrest
Man (20s) arrested and firearms seized during overnight search of apartment in Dublin
The man is currently being detaine at Kilmainham Garda Station.
# restrictions
New Zealanders hand in more than 56,000 guns after assault weapon ban
The government banned the most lethal types of semi-automatic weapons after a gunman killed 51 worshippers at two mosques.
# Charged
Man due in court over seizure of 3 handguns and ammunition in Drogheda
Gardaí found a bag containing three handguns, assorted magazines and various ammunition on Monday.
# Drogheda
Man arrested after three handguns and ammunition found in holdall bag
The firearms were found during a search of a premises in Drogheda Town yesterday.
# Ennis
Two men arrested over seizure of submachine gun and drugs in Clare
The firearm and €125,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis herb were found during a search last year.
# Tallaght
Man (36) charged over seizure of two semi-automatic weapons from vehicle in Dublin
Two seizures were made by gardaí yesterday.
# Tallaght
Woman charged after drugs worth €1m and firearms are seized during raid
Gardaí searched a house in Tallaght on Thursday.
# Finglas
Two firearms and ammunition found by gardaí after search of two cars in Dublin
The firearms have been removed from the scene for ballistic and forensic examination.
# Castlecurragh Heath
Gardaí investigating after children find loaded handgun in west Dublin
It is understood that the children found the gun in a plastic bag.
# Ballyfermot
Two men arrested as gardaí recover firearm during raid of Dublin home
The raid was carried out as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting organised crime in Dublin.
# gun control
Eight children a day die from firearms in the US
Firearms claimed the lives of more than 3,140 children and teens in 2016.
# ghost guns
US 'crypto-anarchist' sees 3D-printed guns as fundamental right
A federal court judge blocked Texan Cody Wilson’s website on Tuesday by issuing a temporary injunction.
# Protest
Gun traders say regulations are 'driving law-abiding dealers out of business'
A protest is due to take place outside garda headquarters in Dublin today.
# Coolock
Submachine gun and four handguns found in backpack in Dublin
Gardaí have seized the firearms and a vehicle.
# hutch target
Gardaí believe they have stopped another gangland murder after arrests made in Wexford
Two men have been arrested and three cars have been seized.
# Housing Crisis
Guns, drunken melees, and pest infestations - living in emergency accommodation in Dublin is no joke
Three months’ worth of complaints to the Dublin Regional Homeless Executive suggest conditions in the capital’s emergency accommodation are fraught.
# Through the gardens
Gardaí chase man through Finglas and discover two handguns in his rucksack
He is currently being detained at Finglas Garda Station.
# Second Amendment
'We're a country that idealises its founding': America's complicated relationship with the gun
That intimate connection with firearms is under renewed scrutiny after the worst mass shooting in recent US history.
# gun laws
Las Vegas shooter was able to build deadly arsenal of weapons legally and with ease
In Nevada someone with a clean record, like Stephen Paddock had, can buy as many guns as they want.
# Seizure
Gardaí seize cannabis and heroin worth €4 million in gangland crackdown
Two firearms were seized in the operation..
# New York
Russian crime syndicate charged with stealing 10,000 pounds of chocolate
Members of the syndicate have also been charged with robbery, murder-for-hire conspiracy and firearms offences.
# Organised Crime
Man charged after cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
Ammunition and component parts of firearms were also found.
# Organised Crime
Cocaine and cannabis worth €1.5m seized in Artane
A man in his 40s has been arrested.
# Dissident Republicans
Three men arrested in Cobh gun and ammunition seizure
The planned search by gardaí related to “dissident republican activity” in the Cork area.
# Firearms
Armed men threaten staff at McDonald's in Crumlin
They left empty-handed and no arrests have been made yet.
# Second Amendment
Trump calls for Clinton's bodyguards to be stripped of guns to 'see what happens her'
Donald Trump has long incorrectly suggested his Democratic opponent wants to overturn the Second Amendment and take away Americans’ right to own guns.
# Cocks Not Glocks
Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys
A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.
# Ratoath
Three men arrested after assault rifles and pistols are seized in Meath
Several hundred rounds of ammunition were seized when gardaí stopped two vehicles.