Eight men arrested in dissident raids

Suspects held after search of commercial property in west Dublin

Gardai arrested eight men in Clondalkin today.

Gardai arrested eight men in Clondalkin today.

Fri, Mar 29, 2013, 15:02

Eight men have been arrested in west Dublin on suspicion of dissident republican activity.

The men, aged from their mid-20s to 50s, were detained following a Garda search of commercial premises in Clondalkin at about noon.

No firearms or explosives were recovered during the search, which was carried out by gardai from the Special Detective Unit and national garda units.

The men were being held at various Garda stations in Dublin under the Offences Against the State Act of 1939.