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Four men arrested for membership of the IRA in Dublin

The men are aged in their 40s and 20s.

Image: Eamonn Farrell/

GARDAÍ INVESTIGATING THE activities of dissident republicans say they have arrested four men this morning.

Searches were conducted in the Dublin area in the early hours by gardaí from the special detective unit and gardaí from the Meath division.

Two of the men arrested are aged in their 40s, while the other two are in their 20s.

All four have been arrested for membership of the IRA.

They are being detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act in undisclosed garda stations in Dublin.

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