Northern Ireland

Guns and ammunition seized in County Clare dissident probe

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Police in the Republic of Ireland have seized guns and several hundred rounds of ammunition in an operation linked to dissident republicans.

The haul, which also includes explosive components and papers, was found by police in Glenagross Wood, Meelick, County Clare.

The army were called to the scene on Friday evening, 20 September.

The firearms and explosives have now been removed for forensic examination. No arrests have been made.