An investigation is under way into an incident of criminal damage to a memorial erected for Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe.

Gardaí believe the memorial at the Green in Kilnaleck, Co Cavan, was damaged in recent days.

Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe grew up in Kilnaleck.

He was stationed in Dundalk when he was shot dead at Lordship Credit Union on 25 January 2013.

In 2020, Aaron Brady, 31, of New Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh, was convicted of his murder.

The memorial is located at the Green in Kilnaleck, Co Cavan
Gardaí believe the memorial was damaged in recent days