A man in his 20's has been arrested in connection with burglaries at two Mayo churches yesterday.

Shortly before 5.30pm yesterday evening, Gardai in Castlebar received a report of a burglary taking place at a church in Islandeady.

Gardai responded and conducted a search, and property and cash believed to be stolen from the Church were recovered.

A man in his mid-20's was arrested and detained at Westport Garda Station.

During the course of the Garda investigation, the suspect was linked to another theft from a church in Breaffy, Castlebar earlier yesterday.

He was charged in relation to the two incidents and is due to appear before Castlebar District Court next Wednesday.


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