Nine men held over dissident republican activity

David Hurley

Reporter:

David Hurley

GARDAI have arrested nine men as part of an investigation into dissident republican activity in Limerick.

GARDAI have arrested nine men as part of an investigation into dissident republican activity in Limerick.

The men were arrested at a number of locations across the city and county during an operation which began at 7am this morning.

Premises in the Moyross, St Mary’s Park, Kileely and Garryowen areas were searched in the city and searches were also conducted in Abbeyfeale, Cappamore and in Murroe.

The men are being detained at garda stations across Limerick under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

Supt Frank O’Brien of Henry Street garda station has confirmed the operation is ongoing this afternoon.

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