A sawn-off double barrel shotgun has been found in a field in Co Cork.
Gardai in Anglesea Street recovered the firearm which was hidden in a field in Clogheen.
A search was conducted in the area at approximately 8.30am on Friday 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 gardai and brought to Gurranabraher garda station.
Gardai are following a definite line of inquiry in relation to this incident.
Investigations are continuing.