County Offaly arrests in dissident republican investigation

Four people have been arrested and two guns recovered in the Republic of Ireland as part an investigation into dissident republican activity.

Three men, aged in their 20s and 30s and a woman in her 20s were arrested in County Offaly on Tuesday night by the Gardai (police).

They were arrested under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act.

They are being questioned in Tullamore and Mullingar garda stations.