Searches are being carried out at three locations in Kilkenny city after a woman was found dead in Maudlin Street yesterday.
One man is in Garda custody.
Gardaí were alerted to a disturbance at a house in the area yesterday evening shortly before 6 o clock.
A man was arrested in the area and taken for questioning to Kilkenny Garda station.
Gardai are awaiting the results of a post mortem examination and the scene at Maudlin Street remains sealed off.
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