Thieves cut off the massive pole, worth more than €1,500, at its stump.
The pole, which was located beside the local Chinese takeaway on the village’s Main Street.
It was a one-off decorative lamp which was erected as part of the local Urban Renewal Scheme.
“It took a while for people to cop-on what was missing but then they released there was the stump of a lamp there.
“It just shows you how far people are going now to make a few euro,” said one local.