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Operation Storm underway in Kilkenny this week

If you noticed an increased Garda presence around Kilkenny today, it was all part of their latest Operation Storm.

120 uniformed GardaĆ­ together with specialist units from around the country were out in force for the day.

56 people have now been arrested – 40 for criminal activity, and 16 on warrants.

The offences include drugs, assaults, thefts, burglaries and robberies.

Two firearms and a cannabis growhouse were also uncovered.