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Three men arrested as gun seized

THREE men were being questioned last night after gardai seized a handgun and foiled what they believe was a planned robbery.

The three suspects, aged 34, 28 and 24 years, are from west Dublin. They were detained when gardai stopped and searched their car during a routine road checkpoint at Coolbeg, Ashford, Co Wicklow, on Sunday night.

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