Two are held in dissident republican investigation

Two men have been arrested by police in Cork in the Irish Republic as part of an ongoing investigation into dissident republican activity.

The men, aged 45 and 32, were arrested in the Watergrasshill area, north of the city, shortly after 08:30 GMT on Sunday.

A handgun was also recovered during the operation.

Gardai are carrying out a search of a nearby wooded area.