Two guns found in a ditch in Co Cork

Thursday, April 1

Gardaí have sized two guns following a tip-off from a member of the public. 

Around 5pm on Wednesday, Gardaí received a report from a member of the public that they had found two suspected handguns at Ballycollie Road, Whitescross.

Detective Gardaí attended the scene where they discovered a suspected revolver and a semi-automatic pistol that were uncovered in a ditch.

The scene is currently preserved for a technical examination and a search of the area is being conducted by the Divisional Search Team and the Southern Region Dog Unit. Both of the suspected firearms will now be sent for analysis.

Gardaí said no arrests have been made but investigations are ongoing.