Two firearms have been recovered by gardaí as part of ongoing policing operations targeting criminality in the Finglas area of Dublin.

The firearms were recovered when gardaí searched two parked cars in Finglas yesterday.

A single barrel sawn-off shot gun along with a .22 pistol with four rounds of ammunition were found in one of the cars.

No arrests have were made during this phase of the investigation.

The firearms have been removed for ballistic and forensic examination and enquiries are ongoing.