Three men in their 30s have been arrested and explosives seized in Co Tipperary as part of an ongoing Garda investigation into dissident Republican activity.
Gardaí said the men were arrested this evening in an operation on the N24 at Cahir, involving members of the Special Detective Unit, other National Units and local Garda Units.
Two cars were seized along with "a number of explosive devices". Technical and ballistic examinations are ongoing.
The men are currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences against the State Act 1939 at Clonmel and Cahir Garda Stations.