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As part of an ongoing operation into organised crime, Gardai carried out a search in the Rathcoole area last Friday.

Uniformed and Detective Gardaí in the “L” District (Rathcoole/Clondalkin/Ballyfermot), accompanied by members from a variety of Garda National Units, searched 30 dwellings in the Tootenhill area.

During the course of the search a large quantity of stolen property was recovered, including 12 caravans, three generators and a variety of power tools.

An itinerary of all stolen property recovered is currently being compiled and the investigation is ongoing.

A Garda spokesperson said: “As part of an ongoing operation into organised crime, Gardaí with the assistance of Garda Armed Support Unit, Dog Unit, Aer Support Unit, Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB), National Bureau of Criminal Investigation (NBCI), Stolen Vehicle Unit, Social Welfare, Customs and Revenue (officials), today, (Friday, 26th July), searched 30 dwellings, in the Tootenhill area, Dublin.

“Twelve caravans, three generators and a variety of power tools, all believed to be stolen were recovered during the operation.

“Gardaí are currently in the process of itemising the property.

“No arrests have been made and investigations are ongoing.”