Three in court over weapons find

Three men have appeared in court, charged in connection with a weapons and ammunition seizure in south Armagh on Friday.

Tribunale di Newry - Newry Magistrates CourtThe accused were Brian Anthony Sheridan, 34 from Blackwatertown, 35 year-old Brian Francis Cavlan from Dungannon and Dominic Edward Dymes, 39 from Castleblaney.

All three were charged with possession of firearms, preparing for acts of terrorism and having articles likely to be of use to terrorists.

A detective sergeant told the court that, when questioned, all three said the weapons, found in a car, were to be buried and not used.

All three refused to stand in the dock when ordered to do so by the magistrate.

The trio were remanded in custody to appear in court again next month.