Deputy Martin Kenny's car was burned outside his home last week
Leitrim Gardai have this afternoon (November 4) made a "significant arrest" in the investigation into the threat to life against Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny.
Superintendent Kevin English informed the paper that Gardai have arrested a male in his 40s outside Thurles, Co Tipperary this afternoon. The man is being held at Thurles Garda Station under Section 4 of the Ciminal Justice Act 1984 for questioning.
Gardai said at the moment they can only say the man is from the Thurles area.
More information as we get it.