Three people have been arrested after two firearms were discovered during the search of a house in Limerick city.

Gardaí found the weapons while searching a house in Ballynanty at around 7.30pm last night.

Three males, a teenager and a man in his 50s and one his 20s, are being detained at Henry Street and Roxboro Road Garda Stations.

The operation was carried out by detectives from Mayorstone Garda Station, Divisional Drug Unit members and the Regional Armed Support Unit.