Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with vehicle thefts in the east of the country.
Gardaí from Carlow and Naas stopped a stolen car on the N80 on Saturday evening and arrested two teenagers under 18.
A second stolen car failed to stop for gardaí in Newbridge, Co Kildare, and was later found abandoned.
Another two teenagers – one of whom is under 18 – were arrested nearby.
All four are being held in garda stations in Kildare and Carlow.