There has been outrage in Letterkenny after an iconic statue was vandalised in the town centre.
The statue was one of a number situated together at the Market Square depicting local children at hiring fair day in the town.
It was discovered knocked over and damaged nearby where it originally stood at some stage this week.
Gardai in Letterkenny are appealing to anyone with information to contact them.
Local Councillor Gerry McMonagle has condemned the incident and says this kind of anti-social behaviour should not be tolerated: