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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Burglary

This year
Gardaí recorded over 22,000 incidents of assault last year, report finds
The figure represents a 16.3% increase in recorded assaults when compared to 2021.
Pensioner assaulted by several people during burglary of his home in Athlone
The attackers made off with a sum of cash while the pensioner was taken to hospital with injuries.
'Terrifying' burglary carried out by masked men in north Belfast being treated as hate crime
The residents of the property had to barricade themselves into their bedroom after the men smashed their windows in.
Four people held against their will during aggravated burglary in south Dublin
A man, aged in his 70s, was assaulted during the incident.
Gardaí investigating after aggravated burglary on the home of 80-year-old man in Coolock
The man received medical attention following the incident.
Three men arrested in Dublin over numerous burglaries and car thefts
They are suspected of being members of an organised crime group.
Policing groups slam release of decision to prosecute garda in connection with fatal N7 crash
A Garda being prosecuted for a fatal crash that occurred when he was pursuing three men in 2021 has not been made aware of the exact charge he is facing.
Burglar caught 'red-handed' at house in Killiney denied bail
The man was found in an upstairs front bedroom of a house that was under renovation.
40 alleged burglary suspects and repeat offenders targeted in a garda blitz across north Dublin
The operation was part of the Winter Phase of Operation Thor which targets burglaries and other serious crime in winter months.
Man armed with knives threatens residents during burglary in Co Kerry
Gardaí have arrested the man after finding him a short distance away from the scene of the incident.
Man receives six-year sentence for burglary at home of blues singer Mary Coughlan
The judge noted that Coughlan was ‘fortunate to be with two able-bodied men’ when she interrupted the burglary at her home.
Men who stole kilos of chicken, beef and lamb from restaurant store room go free
One of the men climbed up a fire escape into the store room of a restaurant on Grafton Street, where he stole the meat products worth €2,000.
Man with over 150 previous convictions sentenced to three years for burglary
Stephen Maher pleaded guilty to theft at an office at Point Square in Dublin 1.
Large amount of stock taken in burglary at Skechers on Grafton Street this morning
The burglary took place at approximately 9:15am this morning.
Last year
Gardaí appeal for witnesses following aggravated burglary in Greystones
One woman in her 40s was injured during the burglary.
All-Ireland hurling winners medal among items stolen during Co Wexford burglary
The theft is believed to have occurred last Friday between 4pm and 7pm in Co Wexford.
Gardaí arrest 28 people in burglary crackdown in South Dublin
The arrests came as part of Operation Thor.
13 people due in court following north Dublin burglary investigation
A total of 35 charges brought before the courts include burglary, trespass and handling of stolen property.
Murders and burglaries down from pre-pandemic levels
However there has been a 5.6% increase in reported sexual offences since last year.
Gardaí arrest and charge two men after alleged industrial park burglary
The incident happened yesterday evening in the Dublin 10 area.
Gardaí in Meath appeal for witnesses to burglary that left man in his 60s injured
The man was brought to Mullingar General Hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.
Alleged burglary gang remanded in custody after high-speed chase on Tuesday
The five men were arrested and held at Naas garda station, where they were charged earlier this week.
Gardaí arrest alleged burglary gang in Kildare operation after pursuit
The pursuit ended when the gang’s driver lost control and crashed into the parking area of a supermarket in Naas.
Gardaí launch investigation to find burglars who stole eight dogs and drowned two puppies
The incident happened when a dog breeder’s kennel was broken into.
Three men arrested for burglary in north Dublin on Sunday
The incident took place at 2.30 am on Sunday.
Teenage boy remanded in custody over burglary at pensioner's home
A 72-year-old man was hospitalised after being attacked near his home in Celbridge last week.
Witness appeal after men force way into Co Sligo property and assault elderly man
A sum of cash was taken during the incident.
Man jailed for 10 months after breaking back jumping out a window during a burglary
He managed to make his way from the scene but was subsequently arrested.
All time
33 arrested and 11 charged in pre-Christmas garda operation targeting drug trafficking and theft
Some 15 planned arrests resulted in 10 theft offences, one road traffic offence, three drugs offences and one count of fraud.
Gang members jailed over Britain’s biggest burglary spree targeting celebrities
Italian nationals Jugoslav Jovanovic, Alessandro Maltese, and Alessandro Donati were behind three raids in west London over just 13 days.
Gardaí warn of increased risk of burglaries as the clocks go back
Burglaries are most likely to take place between the hours of 4pm to 9pm during the winter according to gardaí.
Gardaí launch investigation following aggravated burglary by four masked men in Tipperary
The incident happened this morning.
Gardai appeal for witnesses after masked men break into business premises in Westmeath
The incident occurred shortly before 9pm in the Rathconrath area of Mullingar.
Man due in court after resident threatened with knife during aggravated burglary in Limerick
The incident happened at a house in Askeaton at around 7am yesterday.
Man (30s) charged over aggravated burglary in Co Kerry
He is due to appear before Killarney District Court at 10.30am today.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses in burglary that left home owner hospitalised
Gardaí are investigating the burglary, which occurred yesterday evening in Co Kildare.
Man arrested and cannabis seized after aggravated burglary in Limerick
Cash and a number of items were taken from the residence.
Man threatened with knife during burglary in Inchicore
A man has been arrested by gardaí.
Man and woman charged over aggravated burglary in Cork residence
The property was covered with petrol and the occupants were threatened with a knife during the incident.
Man due in court over burglaries and criminal damage incident in Co Tipperary
He is due to appear before Nenagh District Court this morning at 10.30am.