A firearm, ammunition and shell casings have been seized in Limerick city after a search operation by gardaí.

On Wednesday, gardaí from Roxboro Road Garda Station conducted the planned search at a halting site in Southill.

The search followed reports on Tuesday of a firearm being discharged at the halting site.

During the search, a firearm, ammunition and shell casings were seized.

No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing, gardaí said.