Sunday 26 February 2017

Man (53) arrested in connection with garda investigation into dissident republican activity

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The man was arrested after gardai stopped and searched a car.
The man was arrested after gardai stopped and searched a car.

A 53-year-old man has been arrested in connection with ongoing garda investigations into dissident republican.

The man was arrested after gardaí attached to the Special Detective Unit, assisted by members of the Emergency Response Unit, stopped and searched a car on the Dundalk to Ardee Road last night.

During a follow up search of a premises in Co. Louth a firearm and stolen car were recovered.

The man is being detained at Dundalk Garda station under the provisions of section 30 Offences Against the State Act 1939 as amended.

Gardaí say investigations are ongoing.

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