Monday 19 August 2019

Three arrested over dissident republican activity to appear in court

The Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin
The Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin

Cathal McMahon

Three men arrested over an investigation into dissident republican activity have been charged.

The men, aged in their mid 30s to early 50s, were arrested on Thursday evening in Cork.

They were detained at Cobh and Midleton Garda Stations under Section 30 0f the Offences Against the State Act, 1939.

Two firearms and a quantity of ammunition were also discovered and seized by gardaí during the operation.

On Friday night gardaí confirmed that the three men had been charged and will appear before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin on Saturday morning.

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