Gardaí in Co Longford are investigating a post office robbery in Edgeworthstown.
Two armed and masked men entered the premises at around 9.30am today.
One of them was armed with a hammer and the other with a knife.
Staff were threatened and the men made off with a sum of cash.
Gardaí are not revealing how much was taken but it is not believed to be a substantial amount.
They are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward.