Dissident republicans, The IRA, Navan Arrests, weapons, Meath Gardai, Louth Gardai
Three men and a woman have been arrested by gardaí investigating dissident republican activities in the Border area.
A 49-year-old man and a 43-year-old woman were arrested in Castlebellingham on Monday while a 30-year-old man was arrested in Navan a short time later.
Another man, aged 38, was arrested in Navan on Tuesday.
Three houses in Drogheda, Navan and Castlebellingham were searched in connection with the investigation as was a commercial premises in Navan. A number of vehicles and a 9mm hand gun were seized.
The three men remain in custody this morning. The woman has been released without charge.