Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 18 December 2014

Dublin man held in dissident probe

Gardai said the man was detained following the search of a house in the Tallaght area of Dublin
Gardai said the man was detained following the search of a house in the Tallaght area of Dublin

A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of dissident republican activity after parts for a handgun were found.

Gardai said the man was detained following the search of a house in the Tallaght area of Dublin at lunchtime on Wednesday.

He was being held under anti-terrorism laws, section 30 of the Offences against the State Act 1939, at Ashbourne Garda Station.

Gardai said they recovered the component parts of a handgun during the search.

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