Following a number of burglaries over the last number of weeks in the south Kilkenny area, Gardaí in Kilkenny carried out a search of premises today as part of operation Thor.

During the course of the search in Thomastown, a substantial amount of property was recovered including:

  • two caravans
  • a 4X4 vehicle
  • a trailer
  • quad bikes
  • a large variety of power tools

A man in his 20s was arrested this afternoon in the Kilkenny area in relation to this investigation and is being detained at Thomastown Garda Station.