An investigation is under way after a Bank of Ireland ATM was stolen in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo.
It is understood a hole was made in the wall of the bank by a digger at around 5.30am and the ATM was pulled out.
It was then loaded onto a white van, which was pulling a trailer.
The ATM was later recovered intact.
It was found abandoned with a van and trailer about 8km from the scene in Carrowneden, Coolaney.
The scene at Teeling Street where the theft occurred has been sealed off for a forensic examination.
Ballymote Gardaí are investigating the incident.
(Boyletoday.com pic shows the ATM at Boyle Branch Bank of Ireland, similar to the ATM stolen in Tubbercurry)