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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Three arrested in Cork as part of probe into dissident republicans

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Luke Byrne

Luke Byrne

THREE men have been arrested as part of ongoing investigations into the activity of dissident republicans.

The suspects, all aged in their mid 30s to early 50s, were arrested following the planned search of a premises at  Chesnut Drive, Cluain Ard, Cobh, Co Cork, at around 8pm on Wednesday.

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

The three men were detained at Cobh and Midleton garda dtations under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination.

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