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Man Arrested, Firearms and Cash Seized, Co. Limerick 26th June 2020

As part of ongoing operations by the Special Detective Unit (SDU) to combat the activities of Dissident Republicans, two searches were carried out in the Limerick area today, with the assistance of local Gardaí. During the course of the searches two handguns, documentation and a significant amount of cash was seized.

One man, aged in his 50s, was arrested for possession of firearms in suspicious circumstances, and for knowingly assisting the IRA. He is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act, 1939 in a Garda station in the west of Ireland.