Duo remanded over Castleisland ATM bank raid

image captionA bank was damaged in an attempted robbery in County Kerry on Saturday

Two County Down men have appeared in court in the Irish Republic charged in connection with an attempt to steal a cash machine.

They were charged with criminal damage to a bank in Castleisland, County Kerry, and theft of an ATM.

Thomas Wilson, 29, of Sea Patrick Villas, Banbridge, and Christopher Murney, 24, of Chapel Hill Road, Mayobridge, were remanded in custody.

A 45-year-old man from County Fermanagh was released from custody earlier.

A file in his case will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.