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Five arrested after guns seized

Gardai investigation
Gardai have seized seven guns and some ammunition

Gardai are questioning five people in the Irish Republic about dissident republican and criminal activity.

The four men and one woman were arrested in Dublin on Sunday night.

Gardai also seized seven guns and some ammunition during the operation. These are being examined by the Garda Technical Bureau.

The five people are being detained in Terenure, Blackrock and Shankill garda stations. Four of them are in their 20s and one of them is in his 60s.

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