Gardaí have arrested four men in connection with robberies in Tipperary and the south east of the country.
A series of searches were carried out in the Clondalkin, Ballyfermot and Pearse Street areas of Dublin.
Members of the Armed Support Unit assisted in the operation.
Four men were arrested, and are being held at Roscrea, Thurles, Nenagh and Carlow Garda stations.
During the searches, gardaí also recovered a large quantity of stolen property - including a trailer and power tools.
Three of the arrested men are due before Naas District Court this morning.