Guns found in Co Louth dissident search

Gardai are investigating the incident
Gardai are investigating the incident

Firearms, ammunition and an improvised explosive device have been found by Gardai investigating dissident republican activity in Co Louth.

The cache, which included “an underground storage device” was discovered on March 27 in an area in Raskeagh, Kilcurry during a planned search.

A Garda spokesman said: “This search was conducted by local uniform and detective Gardaí and with support from regional and national units.”

He said all items located on Saturday “have been removed for technical examination”.

“Investigations are ongoing,” he added.