A man remains in garda custody following 'a critcal incident' in North Kilkenny earlier today.
It is understood the incident took place this afternoon at a private house in the Moneenroe area of North Kilkenny.
The Armed Response Unit attended the scene.
A male has been arrested and is being detained at Kilkenny Garda Station where it is understood he is being questioned in relation to a suspected firearms offence.
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