Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a burglary which happened outside Slane.

A house in Cardrath was broken into sometime between 2pm and 4.30pm Tuesday afternoon.

It was ransacked, before a number of items of jewellery and a number of licensed firearms were taken.

Anybody in the area yesterday afternoon and who saw any suspicious activity is asked to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9079930 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.