An iol report notes that French authorities are seeking the extradiction of a Dublin man in connection with alleged terrorism and weapons trafficking offences.
In a European arrest warrant seeking Mr Dorans surrender, it is claimed the Dublin man was involved in a Real IRA-led attempt to develop a weapon and ammunition supply through France in late 2003. It is alleged the 31-year-old arrived in France by ferry on August 10, 2003 as part of this operation. Mr Doran was arrested in the early hours of this morning in the Tallaght area. Detective Sergeant Jim Kirwan told Mr Patrick McGrath BL, for the State, that he arrested Mr Doran on foot of the European arrest warrant, endorsed for execution by the High Court on September 22 last.