Three people arrested in search operation targeting dissident republican activity in Cavan 1 month ago

Three people arrested in search operation targeting dissident republican activity in Cavan

Gardaí described the search operation as "significant".

Three people have been arrested in a "significant" search operation targeting dissident republican activity.

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The operation took place in Cavan on Tuesday morning and involved the searches of a number of premises by personnel from the Special Detective Unit (SDU), supported by the Ballistics and Forensics Section and local personnel from the Northern Region.

The three people arrested are currently detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Garda stations in Cavan.

In a statement, Gardaí said the search and arrest operation is part of an ongoing intelligence-led policing strategy to target, disrupt and prosecute those involved in violent dissident republicanism.