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Dissident republican suspect arrested in Dublin

A man has been arrested in Dublin by police investigating the activities of dissident republicans.

The 30-year-old was arrested following the search of a house in the Tallaght area on Wednesday afternoon.

During the search gardai recovered the component parts of a handgun. They said their investigations are continuing.

The man was arrested under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act and is being questioned at Ashbourne Garda Station.