Man arrested following discovery of firearms and cocaine in Dublin

Friday 05 September 2014 16.45
Two handguns were recovered at around 6.30pm yesterday
Two handguns were recovered at around 6.30pm yesterday

A man has been arrested following the discovery of two firearms and cocaine in west Dublin.

Gardaí recovered two handguns following a search operation in Newlands Road, Lucan, at around 6.30pm yesterday. 

A small amount of cocaine was also seized. 

A 36-year-old man was arrested and is currently being detained at Ronanstown Garda Station where he can be held for up to 72 hours.