Dundalk arrests: Rifle seized and two arrests in dissident republican investigation

Two men have been arrested in County Louth by police investigating dissident republican activity.

A man in 40s was detained and a rifle found after a car was stopped and searched on the Point Road, Dundalk on Tuesday.

A man in his late 50s was later arrested during a follow-up search at a house also in Dundalk.

Gardaí described the original search of the car as a planned operation. Both men remain in custody.

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