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Searches Carried Out In Wicklow To Combat Online Child Sexual Exploitation

Gardaí have carried out 10 searches nationally as part of investigations into online child sexual exploitation material.

It's part of what the force called '16 days of activism'.

The searches were carried out in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Louth and Wicklow between November 28th and December 1st.

Gardaí say so far in 2022 it's unit investigating online child exploitation has sent 700 referrals to local units to look into further.

The force say this was an evidence gathering operation which will help identify suspects who are sharing, distributing and possessing child sexual exploitation material.

Gardaí say they continue to liaise with TUSLA over child protection concerns.

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