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Man in custody in relation to Thomastown GAA pitch vandalism

An arrest has been made in relation to criminal damage at a county Kilkenny GAA pitch over the weekend.

Thomastown Club’s main ground at Grennan was vandalised after a jeep was driven over it on Friday night. Culprits had left some clues however and a short time ago gardaĆ­ arrested a young man in connection with the incident.

He’s in custody in Thomstown Garda Station where he’s being questioned this evening – he’ll be held for an inital six hours but that can be extended.

The investigation continues.