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Man arrested following armed stand-off in Co.Kerry

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Gardai have arrested a 46-year-old man following a tense armed stand off in Co Kerry.

The incident happened in Muckross, Killarney. It began at around 10pm last night when Gardai were called to a house there. Upon arrival, a man produced a firearm and threatened them, and another man. The Regional Response Unit from Limerick as well as member of the District Detective Unit and a crisis negotiator were alerted and rushed to the scene.

The stand-off ended at around 3am. No shots were fired during the entire period.

A 46-year-old Irish man was arrested, and two firearms were recovered.

The man is currently detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Killarney Garda Station.

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