Major Garda operation ongoing in Kilkenny

Brian Keyes

Reporter:

Brian Keyes

Checkpoint on Ossory Bridge

A major Garda operation is ongoing in Kilkenny city tonight as checkpoints are in place enforcing both traffic legislation and crime prevention.

Gardai have just  launched this crackdown on drunk driving  and a number of jeeps and patrol cars are involved.

It's also in response to a spate of burglaries in the area recently.