A man in his 20s has been arrested after he was found in possession of a firearm.
The man was held in Kildare on Tuesday as part of Operation Thor.
Gardai on patrol at Brownstown spotted the man with a concealed item. During a search of the man gardai discovered the gun which he had concealed.
A Garda spokesman said: “The man in his 20s was arrested and is currently detained at Kildare Garda station. Investigations are continuing.”– Press Association