GARDAÍ have seized a suspected improvised firearm and ammunition following searches in Limerick City on July 15, 2020.
At 11am Detective Gardaí from the Henry Street District, assisted by the Armed Support Unit, carried out two searches at houses in the Moyross area.
During the course of one of the searches at a vacant house, Gardaí discovered what is believed to be an improvised firearm and ammunition.
It was made safe by Gardaí and will now be sent for analysis. The Divisional Scenes of Crime Unit also attended and carried out a technical examination of the house.
No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The searches took place as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected criminal activity in Co. Limerick.