Pair face Galway dissident arms charges

Image caption Irish police arrested three people over the weapons find

Two men arrested in Galway after police found guns and explosives are to appear in court later on Sunday.

The weapons were found during an operation targeting dissident republicans on Wednesday.

Explosives and five guns, three of them shotguns, were found at an outbuilding at Monivea and at a house in Tuam.

A woman arrested at the time was released without charge. The two men will appear at a special sitting of the Special Criminal Court in Dublin.

Both are aged in their 40s.

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