Tabernacle stolen from St Lazerians Church in Co Carlow

The thieves smashed their way into the church in Kildavin on Monday or Tuesday

A tabernacle has been stolen after thieves targeted a local church in Co Carlow.

The culprits smashed a window at the rear of St Lazerians Church in Kildavin sometime between 3pm on Monday and 11 o’clock Tuesday morning.

An old locked tabernacle containing a ciborium and altar wine was taken during the break-in.

Anyone who noticed any suspicious activity in the area is asked to contact Tullow Gardaí.