Cash recovered by Gardai investigating attempted ATM theft in Cavan

A substantial amount of cash has been recovered by gardai investigating a foiled ATM robbery in Co. Cavan overnight.

Two men were arrested when gardai intervened as a digger was being used to remove a bank machine from a wall in Virginia.

A follow-up operation saw a third man arrested and an unknown quantity of cash recovered in Co. Meath.

The suspects are being questioned at garda stations in Kells, Co. Meath, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan and Bailieboro Co. Cavan.