The solitary is the chief suspect in a number of previous robberies, including the €225,000 descend upon at Dublin Airport last year.
Specialist gardai move in on the gelt van during last year’s robbery
The criminal is a man who received military trailing in Bulgaria by special forces over a decade ago and has links to an international lawlessness network
A vehicle seized by officers at the scene
Gardai say that one of the three men arrested today was harm full body armor when captured.
In the operation lead by the Downers and Organised Crime Bureau and involving a number of Garda units, incorporating the Special Crime Task Force, Gardaí intercepted a number of penetrating level targets during the course of a cash in transit robbery case a bank in Dunboyne.
There is believed to have been more than €1,000,000 in the van at the habits of the failed raid with €250k being transferred to the bank.
Two men were caught at the scene and another man was arrested a short distance away.
The three men in their 30s are detained at Blanchardstown and Finglas Garda Castes.
A firearm was recovered at the scene.