Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Stradone, Co Cavan.

Shortly after 10am this morning two men, armed with what is believed to be handguns, entered the post office and took a sum of cash.

No one was injured.

A vehicle believed to have been involved was found burned out nearby a short time later, at Lisnageer, Cootehill, Co Cavan.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses, or anyone with any information, to contact Cavan Garda Station on (049) 4368800.