Three men arrested by Gardaí investigating dissident republican activity in Cork area

Two firearms and a quantity of ammunition were seized during a search yesterday evening

Three men arrested by Gardaí investigating dissident republican activity in Cork area

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Gardaí say three men have been arrested as part of ongoing investigations into dissident republican activity in the Cork area.

It follows the planned search of a house at Chestnut Drive, Cluain Ard, Cobh last night, shortly before 8pm.

Two guns and ammunition were discovered during the search.

The men who were arrested - aged in their 30s and 40s - are being held at Cobh and Middleton Garda stations.

The scene has been preserved for technical examination.