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“The worry is these firearms are in the wrong hands” as guns stolen in Kilkenny

A shotgun and a number of other guns have been taken in recent weeks.

The search is on for a shotgun taken from a home in North Kilkenny over the weekend.

Sometime during a 24 hour time frame up to lunchtime on Sunday the rear door of a house in Woodsgift was forced & the firearm & a sheepskin rug were taken.

It’s not the first incident of it’s type in recent weeks – a number of guns were taken from a house Conahy between July 9 & 15.

Witnesses to either incident should contact their local garda station.

Crime Prevention Officer for the Kilkenny Carlow Garda Division, Sgt Peter McConnan, has been telling KCLR News it’s very concerning & “the worry is these firearms are in the wrong hands”.