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Bomb disposal squad called to Kilkenny amid reports of suspect device

A man has been arrested in Kilkenny by gardaí investigating what's believed to be a suspect devi...
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08.18 16 May 2019


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Bomb disposal squad called to Kilkenny amid reports of suspect device

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08.18 16 May 2019


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A man has been arrested in Kilkenny by gardaí investigating what's believed to be a suspect device in the city.

Officers are at the scene of an incident this morning at 'Butterslip' between High Street and Kieran Street.

A suspect device is believed to be at the scene.

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The army's bomb disposal unit is on the way.

High Street is closed both ways, between the Vicar St and Patrick St junctions.

In a follow-up search, a man in his late 50s was arrested.

He's being held at Kilkenny Garda Station under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act 1939.


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