Gardaí in Kells are investigating after an arson attack on Loughcrew Cairns.

The Neolithic site in Oldcastle, which is located at the highest point in the county, was damaged after being set alight last week.

It happened sometime between 5 pm on Wednesday and 10.20 pm on Thursday.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the incident is being asked to contact Kells Garda Station on 046 9280820 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.