Nine arrests in Dublin dissident republican investigation

Nine men have been arrested in the Republic of Ireland during an investigation into dissident republican activity.

Eight of the arrests were made when officers searched a property in Tallaght, County Dublin, on Wednesday evening.

Another man was arrested after police searched a number of containers in a yard at Cloghran.

The men who were arrested were aged from their 20s to their 40s.

During the search in Cloghran, close to Dublin Airport, a quantity of ammunition and component parts of explosive substances were found.