Eight arrested in dissident republican investigation

Friday 29 March 2013 19.37
The arrests were part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity
The arrests were part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity

Eight men have been arrested in connection with an investigation into dissident republican activity.

Gardaí searched commercial premises in Clondalkin this afternoon as part of the inquiry.

The eight men are aged from their mid-20s to 50s and are being held at a number of garda stations in Dublin.

A garda spokesperson said no weapons or explosives were recovered during the search operation.