Four people have been arrested after two loaded revolvers were found during a Garda operation in Clondalkin.
Two vehicles were stopped and searched on Monastery Gate Avenue at around 4.15pm this afternoon.
The two guns were discovered during the search.
Three men - aged 26, 28 and 29 - and a 28-year-old woman were arrested in connection with the investigation, and are being held at Clondalkin Garda Station.
In a statement, Assistant Commissioner John O’Driscoll - the head of Special Crime Operations - explained: "The targeting of people, to kill or seriously injure, by organised crime groups continues.
"However, this activity is being tackled by members of An Garda Síochana in Special Crime Operations and other units, who are determined to protect life, seize firearms and arrest those involved”.
Investigations are ongoing.