Wednesday 22 February 2017

Garda operation has dealt a huge blow to renegades

Published 15/05/2015 | 02:30

Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles
Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles

The anti-terrorist operation which resulted in the arrests of suspected dissident republicans and the seizure of a large a haul of explosives is one of the most significant strikes by the Special Branch against the renegades for several years.

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Among those detained is a senior republican activist who is alleged to be the leader of the most dangerous faction of the Real IRA.

Senior officers are now seeking the go-ahead from the DPP to press charges of directing terrorism against the prime suspect.

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