Gardaí in Anglesea Street have recovered a firearm, which was discovered hidden in a field in Clogheen, Co. Cork today, Friday 19th June 2020.

A search was conducted in the area this morning at approximately 8.30am by the District Detective Unit. The sawn-off double barrel shotgun was discovered concealed behind a water trough on private property.

The firearm was confirmed safe by Detective Gardaí and brought to Gurranabraher Garda Station. Gardaí are following a definite line of inquiry in relation to this incident.

Investigations are continuing.