Gardai probe link between house burglaries in Kilkenny city
Gardai are investigating a potential link between two burglaries in Kilkenny city.
In the first incident, a house on the Circular Road was broken into sometime between 3pm and 5.45pm on Monday.
A local Garda source confirmed the burglars gained access after forcing open a door at rear of the house. They then ransacked the house but it appears they left without taking anything.
Gardai are also investigating a separate break-in at a house on the College Road which occurred around the same time.
Witnesses or anyone who may have noticed any sucpicious activity in the area at the time is asked to contact Kilkenny Garda Station on 056 777 5000.