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Ireland Hits Record Gun Ownership, With One in Eight Households Now Armed

Independent (Ireland)

26 September 2021

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There are close to a quarter of a million legally held firearms across the country, figures show, amid concerns of a rise in these weapons being used in murder-suicides.

There are currently 234,000 firearm certificates in circulation, according to Garda Headquarters. This equates to one in eight households in Ireland possessing a legally held firearm.

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