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Four men appear in Special Criminal Court

Four men appeared before the Special Criminal Court in Dublin todaycharged with possession of firearms and explosives.

Joseph O'Brien (27) from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, was charged with the unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. The charges included the unlawful possession of a 0.41 Magnum revolver and over 200 rounds of ammunition.

Joseph Mooney (45) from Kilmeaden, Co Waterford, David Rocket (29) from Kilmacthomas, Co Waterford, and Desmond Brennan (64) from Ennis, Co Clare, were all charged with possession of explosive substances.

All four were remanded in custody to appear again in the Special Criminal Court next Thursday.