Explosives, firearms and ammunition have been seized in a raid in Limerick.
The cache was discovered during a planned search by gardai targeting criminal gangs in the county.
A submachine gun, 30 grenades, two pistols and 400 rounds of ammunition were found .
A Defence Forces bomb disposal team were also at the scene to assess the viability of the devices found.
Elsewhere, two men arrested over the seizure of cannabis worth an estimated street value of 1.5 million euro in the city have appeared before Limerick District Court and remanded in custody.