West Belfast: Man appears in court on terror charges
A 52-year-old man has appeared in court in Belfast charged with terrorism-related offences.
Daniel McClean of Lagmore Gardens, Dunmurry, was accused of being a member of the IRA.
He was also charged with collecting information likely to be of use to terrorists and possession of a firearm and imitation firearm.
The charges arose from a police operation on the Stewartstown Road in west Belfast on Thursday.
It is understood that following an arrest, premises were searched in the Lagmore area and a suspected firearm and documentation were seized.
The accused spoke only to confirm his identity.
A PSNI officer told the court she believed she could connect the defendant with charges.
He was remanded in custody.