Gardaí arrested two men following Ballyvourney armed robbery

Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Ballyvourney this morning.

Gardaí had earlier requested the assistance of the Kerry public as part of a search for a stolen white mini cooper car with a black roof, in connection with the robbery.

The two men armed with iron bars threatened staff members in a Ballyvourney shop before fleeing with a small quantity of cash.

No-one was injured in the incident which occurred shortly before 9am.

The car has also been recovered.