Gardaí resolve firearm call-out incident in Carlow

Garda received a 999 call at 6.30am this morning.

Garda were called to a residence near The Laurels in Co. Carlow, this morning, Monday 25th January 2021.

Garda had received a 999 call at 6.30am from a man in a distressed state who claimed he had a firearm in his home.

A Garda negotiator liaised with the man and the incident was resolved shortly after 9.30am.

No firearm was located at the property and no injuries were reported.

Garda had issued a media blackout as they worked to resolve the call.

No further information is available.