Man held over Kilkenny death

A post mortem examination is expected to take place today on the body of a woman who died in Kilkenny yesterday.

The woman in her 20s was found at the foot of a stairs in a house on Bridge Street in Freshford shortly after midday.

She was rushed to St Luke’s Hospital where she later passed away.

A man in his 30s is being held at Kilkenny Garda Station in connection with her death.