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Firearm Seized And Male Arrested In Fethard

garda crestA male, believed to be in his 30’s, has been arrested by Gardaí and a loaded firearm seized, following a search operation in South Co Tipperary.

The man is understood to have been arrested after Gardaí responded to a report of suspicious activity in the area of Fethard village.

During the course of the operation a vehicle was searched by Gardaí who had responded to the report, resulting in a loaded shotgun and a knife being located.

The male, as yet unnamed, is currently being detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act, and is being held at Clonmel Garda station.

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