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# Counterfeit
Probe into dissident republican groups turns up fake money and a printing press
Three men have been arrested following the seizure which was made yesterday.

THREE MEN HAVE been arrested following a Garda probe into the activities of dissident republican groups.

Yesterday, the gardaí arrested the three men, aged between 42 and 47, at the North Circular Road in Dublin.

As part of the operation, four domestic dwellings were searched in the north Dublin area and a commercial premises searched in County Meath.


Gardaí discovered a large sum of counterfeit money, along with a range of printing equipment and computers.

Two of the men are being held at Bridewell Garda Station, while another is at Mountjoy Garda Station. All men are being held under under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.

The operation was in conjunction with other gardaí national units attached to the crime and security branch.

The gardaí state that investigations are ongoing.

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