DUBLIN, Ireland - After two men were arrested on Monday by armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit, gardai said that both the met were charged on Saturday.
The meant were arrested on suspicion of being about to carry out a shooting in Dublin earlier this week.
Officials added that both the men were charged with three offences, including conspiracy to murder, possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition with intent to endanger life.
The men were arrested by armed officers from the Emergency Response Unit after a van was forced to stop on the Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot.
The men were believed to be associates of the Kinahan crime gang and a loaded handgun and a can of petrol were also recovered from the van in the operation.
The operation was coordinated by the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau.