It's an increase of more than 400 on the year prior.
Over 17,000 knives have been seized by the gardai over the past 10 years.
2,132 were recovered last year - 400 more than the year before.
It's an increase of 59% from 2013, when 1,341 were seized.
Aontu leader and Meath West TD Peadar Toibin says the figures are incredibly high: