Three men have been arrested after two handguns, silencers and ammunition were recovered in west Dublin.

The discovery was made when members of the garda drugs unit stopped a car on the Newcastle Road at Grange near Adamstown at around 3pm.

Two hand guns, silencers and ammunition were recovered.

Three men aged in their 20s were arrested at the scene.

They are currently detained at Lucan and Ronanstown Garda Stations.

The investigation is ongoing.