Man due before Special Criminal Court in connection with dissident republican activity

He was arrested in Jenkinstown, Louth last Monday

A man in his 30s is due before the Special Criminal Court this afternoon, after being arrested by Gardai investigating the activities of dissident republicans.

He was arrested last Friday after a search of lands and a property in Jenkinstown, Co Louth, on Monday 14th December.

The man was detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act and is due in court this afternoon.