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Gun seized and two arrested in anti-dissident raids

A gun and ammunition has been seized during anti-dissident raids in Co Louth
Digital Staff

A GUN has been seized and a man and a woman arrested as part of anti-dissident republican raids in Co Louth.

The woman, who is in her thirties, was arrested after gardaí stopped a car on Crushrod Avenue in Drogheda at 3pm yesterday.

When gardaí searched the car, they found a large amount of prescription tablets.

A pistol and ammunition were discovered during the follow-up search of a house on Boyle O’Reilly Terrace in Drogheda.

A man in his late forties was arrested in Dundalk, Co Louth, at 9pm yesterday.

The pair are being questioned at Drogheda Garda Station today.

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