Three men were arrested locally for drugs offences with four more people arrested in other divisions in relation to incidents in Carlow and Kilkenny over recent months.
A 40-year old man and a 26-year-old woman were arrested in the Prosperous area of County Kildare Wednesday morning for possession of explosives.
It’s as a result of a massive operation that followed the use of a viable explosive device at a house on the Dublin Road in Tullow on the 8th of January.
The Pair were taken to Carlow Garda Station for questioning.
Two men – aged 43 and 34 with addresses in Wexford – were arrested when drugs with an estimated street value of up to €42,000 were found during the search of a car stopped at an Operation Thor checkpoint in Hacketstown at 12.15pm.
€40,000 of canabis and €2,000 of cocaine were seized but €17,000 of cocaine was also discovered during a follow-up search in Gorey.
A third man in his 30s was also arrested at this address.
Separately a 24-year-old local man was arrested in relation to a seizure of €50,000 worth of cannabis and cocaine in Freshford last Monday.
Finally, a major investigation into a burglary at a shop in Kilkenny last friday resulted in the arrest of a 31-year-old man in Mullingar yesterday.
€25,000 worth of phones and other electronics – as well as a sum of cash – were stolen from the DID Electrical in the Kilkenny retail Park on the ring road in the early hours of Friday morning.