This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 14 °C Monday 13 July, 2020
Advertisement

Three released after arrests over explosive devices in Cork

Two men and a woman were arrested yesterday in connection with the devices discovered last year.

Image: Garda station image via Shutterstock

THREE PEOPLE WHO were arrested yesterday in connection with the discovery of two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) last year have been released from custody this evening.

Yesterday a man and woman, both in their 30s were arrested in Kells, Co Meath and a second man in his 20s was arrested in Mallow in connection with two incidents in July and March 2012 involving suspect devices.

The device in July was found at a house in Kilnap Place, Farranree and the explosive device found in March was placed under a car. An officer with the army bomb disposal unit was injured during the examination of this device.

All three were detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939 at The Bridewell in Cork, Mayfield and Gurranabraher Garda Stations but were released today. Gardaí said a file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Read: Three arrested in connection with discovery of explosive devices in Cork>

Read: Unstable chemical made safe in Cork school>

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

Read next:

COMMENTS (4)