Two firearms were seized by Gardaí in Kilmihil where it emerged a man in possession did not hold a firearm licence.
During a COVID-19 patrol in Kilmihil on Saturday, Gardaí observed that a man aged in his late teens was in possession of a rifle. Having made inquiries, Gardaí discovered that the individual did not have a firearm licence.
Gardaí carried out a follow-up operation at a premises under warrant in the Kilmihil area. While searching the premises, they seized an air rifle with scope and an imitation 9mm handgun plus a small quantity of cannabis herb which is to undergo analysis and some electronic devices.
An investigation is ongoing but no arrests have been made.