Wednesday 23 May 2018

Two dissidents arrested with gun

TWO dissident republicans connected to the Continuity IRA were being questioned by gardai last night after they were arrested with a revolver.

The two men from Dublin -- aged 45 and 44 -- were arrested at Beechgrove Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston in Limerick city by the Regional Support Unit after a gun was found in their car on Wednesday evening.

The revolver was not loaded.

Earlier this week, the pair were among 300 people who attended the annual Sean South commemoration in Limerick, which was addressed by Sinn Fein's Mary Lou McDonald.

Irish Independent

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