Northern Ireland

Irish police arrest suspected dissident republicans

Irish police
Image caption The men were arrested during a search operation on Thursday morning.

Irish police have arrested three men suspected of dissident republican activity.

The men were detained following a search and arrest operation in Dublin on Thursday morning.

The action is part of an ongoing investigation into dissident and criminal groups in Dublin.

The men, aged 20, 29 and 31, are being held at Clontarf and Bridewell police stations.