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
Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 19 September, 2019
Advertisement

Dissident republican arrests after gardai find rifle in Louth car search

Two men are being held.

Point Road, Dundalk.
Point Road, Dundalk.
Image: Google maps.

TWO MEN WERE arrested yesterday as part of a garda investigation into dissident republican activity in Co Louth.

The first arrest occurred yesterday morning when several garda units stopped and searched a car in Point Road, Dundalk.

A rifle was recovered by gardaí and man in his 40s was arrested.

Later, a follow-up search by gardaí of a house in the area led to the detention of a man in his late 50s.

Both men are still being held by gardaí at Dundalk Garda Station where they can be kept for a maximum of 72 hours.

Read: Detectives say dissidents have been dealt a “very significant” setback >

Read: Gun stash seized in crackdown on Dublin dissidents >

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Rónán Duffy

Read next:

COMMENTS (53)