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Monday 23 September 2019

Man (50s) arrested by gardaí investigating suspect device

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Gabija Gataveckaite

Gardaí investigating the discovery of a suspect device in Kilkenny have arrested a man.

The man aged in his late 50s is being detained at Kilkenny Garda Station.

Gardaí are investigating after a suspect device was discovered on the High Street this morning, which has been closed off to remain investigations to be carried out.

"A man in his late 50s has been arrested under Section 30 this morning," a garda spokesperson confirmed to Independent.ie.

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team have been dispatched to the scene.

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