The post office in Bohermore in Galway city was robbed this morning.

A quantity of cash was taken from the post office on Prospect Hill at about 9.10am, and the offender fled on foot.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

Gardaí are investigating the robbery.

They are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Galway gardaí at 091-538000 or the Confidential Garda Line 1800 666 111.