Gardai have arrested two men in connection with the attempted armed raid of a post office in Enniskerry.
The incident took place at around 2.45pm yesterday.
Two armed men, aged 20 and 21, entered the premises demanding money and threatening staff. No injuries were reported.
The escaped empty-handed and were arrested a short time later not far from the post office.
The men are being held at Bray Garda Station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 and have been charged.
Both men will appear in court later today.