Pistol found during search of Limerick home

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

Henry Street garda station
A MAN is being questioned following the seizure a firearm at a house on the south side of Limerick city.

A MAN is being questioned following the seizure a firearm at a house on the south side of Limerick city.

The weapon - a pistol - was found last evening during a planned search of a house at Clarina Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston.

The search involved gardai from the divisional drug unit who were assisted by members of the dog unit and gardai from Roxboro Road garda station.

The firearm is currently being technically examined.

A 39-year-old-man, who was arrested at the house is currently being questioned at Henry Street garda station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

He can be held without charge for a maximum of three days.