Increase in public order arrests

NINE people were arrested for public order offences in the city following Kilkenny’s momentous All Ireland win last Sunday.

NINE people were arrested for public order offences in the city following Kilkenny’s momentous All Ireland win last Sunday.

Most of the arrests were for ‘general drunkiness’. “This is a huge increase. Normally on a Sunday night there would only be a handful of arrests,” a garda spokesman said.