Searches for Eoin O'Connor and Anthony Keegan in County Cavan

Eoin O'Connor and Anthony Keegan Image copyright Garda press office
Image caption Eoin O'Connor and Anthony Keegan were last seen in County Cavan on Tuesday

Searches for two Dublin men last seen five days ago have been continuing in County Cavan.

Eoin O'Connor, 32, and Anthony Keegan, 33, both from Coolock, were last seen in Cavan on Tuesday after telling their families they were going to a meeting.

It is understood GardaĆ­ suspect their disappearance is connected to the activities of a Dublin criminal gang.

Their car was discovered near a lake in County Westmeath, which was searched by police divers on Friday.

Police have said examinations of the car did not suggest signs of a struggle and there were no traces of blood.

The focus of the search operation over the weekend has been on the Ballyjamesduff area of Cavan.

Detectives have said they are seriously concerned for the men's safety.

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