Man charged in relation to explosives found in Kilkenny

Man charged in relation to explosives found in Kilkenny
The discovery was made on Friday in Kilkenny. File picture. 

A man in his 30s has been charged in relation to the possession of explosives found in Co Kilkenny. 

He was arrested in connection with explosives found at a property on Friday August 14. 

Gardaí said they responded to unusual activity at the premise on Church Lane, Kilkenny at around 7pm last Friday. 

The Technical Bureau and the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team attended the scene as well by request of the Gardaí. 

After inspection, the area was sealed off. 

The man was held by the Gardaí man under Section 30 Offences Against The State Act, 1939.

He is due to appear before a special sitting of Kilkenny District Court tomorrow, Monday August 17.




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