Gardaí in Celbridge are appealing for information on two armed robberies from Tuesday last, February 13.
The two incidents happened a couple of minutes apart, according to gardaí.
The first took place in Maxol, on the Maynooth road.
A male entered the shop with a hammer and demanded money from a staff member inside.
Staff member refused to hand over the money, and the raider left scene.
A similiar incident happened in Bar One racing.
The raider entered store with hammer, demanded cash, and a substantial amount of was taken.
Anyone with information can contact gardaí in Celbridge on 01 628 8222.