Monday 22 July 2019

Woman detained at Dublin Airport following arrest of armed man at train station

Dublin Airport. Stock image
Dublin Airport. Stock image

Ken Foy and Ryan Nugent

A woman has been arrested at Dublin Airport following the detainment of an armed man this afternoon.

The woman (20s) was arrested at Dublin Airport this evening.

She is being held at Store Street Station.

This follows gardai arresting a man and seizing a firearm during an operation in Connolly Station this afternoon.

It is understood the garda Armed Support Unit arrested the man at 3.20pm at the Dublin to Belfast train minutes before departure.

The man is also being held at Store Street Garda Station.

The incident was a planned garda operation and is not terror related.

The train was delayed for 19 minutes as gardai dealt with the incident.

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