Gardai Immigration officers and the Special Unit have arrested three people as part of an ongoing investigation into a suspected illegal immigrant smuggling network.
The three men aged 61, 56 and 28 were arrested Dublin Airport Sunday night, two of which are employees of Aer Lingus.
In a statement the airline said
Aer Lingus is co-operating fully with an Garda Siochana in their investigation. As this is an on-going criminal investigation we have no further comment to make.
The suspects are currently being detained at Ballymun and Coolock Garda Stations where they can be held for up to 24 hours.