THE religious artefact stolen from St Manchan’s Church, Boher, Co Offaly shortly after 1.30 pm on Friday was found on Saturday evening.
It was located near Doon after what was described as a ‘intelligence led’ operation.
Two men in their 30s arrested in connection with the theft were released without charge.
The theft took just over a minute to carry out.
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