Dissident republicans, Dublin arrests
British Deputy First Minister in Stormont, Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has described dissident republicans as, “Criminals and traitors who are involved in drug dealing and prostitution”.
Five men will appear in court in Dublin this morning charged in connection with alleged dissident republican activity.
They were all arrested on Wednesday as part of an ongoing Garda investigation into such activity. All are in their 20s and they had been detained at various Garda stations in Dublin for questioning.
Gardaí will bring thme before the Dublin District Court at the Criminal Courts of Justice at 10.30am.
A woman in her late 20s who was also arrested on Wednesday and who was detained at Ballymun Garda station has been released without charge.
A second woman in her late 30s was arrested yesterday 12th September and she is still being held at Finglas Garda under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939, a Garda spokesman said.