One man released in dissident republican inquiry, two still in custody

Gardaí attached to Special Detective Unit who arrested three persons during a search operation targeting dissident republican activity on Tuesday morning in Co Cavan have released one man.

The man was released without charge this afternoon and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the matter.

The other man and woman, arrested on May 18, remain in Garda custody. They are being detained under the provisions of Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Garda stations in Cavan and can be held for up to 72 hours from the time of their arrest by which time they must be charged or released.

Investigations are ongoing.

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