A 30 year old man has been arrested after firearms and ammunition were seized in Finglas.
Just after half past ten last night Gardai on armed patrol as part of Operation Hybrid saw a man acting suspiciously on Casement Drive.
They approached him and he fled the scene but was later arrested.
A ruck sack was recovered and two handguns and some ammunition was found.
Gardai also found a set of keys and a stolen car.
The man is being questioned at Finglas Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.