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Three dissidents arrested Rathkeale County Limerick 31st October 2015

As part of ongoing investigations into dissident republican activity members of An Garda Síochána attached to the Special Detective Unit assisted by members of the Emergency Response Unit stopped and searched two cars, one believed to be subject of an unauthorised taking, at Kyletaun, Rathkeale, County Limerick this morning Saturday 31st October 2015 shortly before 2am.

During the course of the search of the car a firearm and ammunition, subject to ballistic examination, were discovered and seized. Three men, aged in their mid 20’s to late 30’s, were arrested and are currently detained at Henry Street Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 as amended.