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Sawn-off shotgun found behind water trough in field

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.

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