Gardaí have arrested a man following the seizure of a firearm and ammunition during the search of a premises in west Dublin this afternoon.

The planned search of the premises at Lealand Close, Clondalkin, took place shortly before 3.30pm.

The search was carried out by members of the Clondalkin District Detective Unit. 

A man in his 20s was arrested at scene and is currently being detained at Clondalkin Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.