Gardaí have launched an investigation after a firearm was found hidden in a field.
The discovery was made in Clogheen, Co. Cork on Friday (June 19th). A search was conducted in the area at approximately 8.30 am by the District Detective Unit, according to a Garda spokesperson.
‘Concealed behind water trough’
“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.” the spokesperson concluded.