Man Due In Court Over Firearm Seizure In Dublin


A 25-year-old man’s appeared before Dublin District Court on firearms charges this morning.

It’s after a gun and ammunition were found in a car stopped by Gardaí on the northside last week.

Jake Kearney of Coolock Drive, Dublin 17, appeared before the Dublin District Court was charged with possession of a pistol and ammunition in Coolock last Wednesday.

He was arrested when members of the National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau stopped a car on the Oscar Traynor Road.

They found a Grand Power semi-automatic pistol, and eight rounds of nine-millimetre ammunition

He made no response to the first charge, and replied “no comment” to the second.

Mr Kearney was refused bail and has been been remanded to Cloverhill Prison until November 5th.