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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Burglary

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Burglars are most likely to come through your front door in the early evening
Gardaí are urging people to ensure that houses look occupied.
Thieves cut power and steal up to €20,000 from Cliffs of Moher visitor centre
No arrests have been made.
Man in his 60s receives puncture wounds in aggravated burglary
The suspect fled the scene but after an immediate search operation, a man in his early 30s and a woman in her mid 20s were arrested.
Assault and burglary account for nearly half the calls received by the Crime Victims Helpline in 2015
40% of people who contacted the helpline were looking for emotional support.
Men arrested for burglary after gardaí stop stolen car pulling out of driveway
The two men were remanded in custody to appear on 31 August before Cloverhill District Court.
Rural 'spotters' make money spying on farmers and selling information to criminal gangs
It is difficult for gardaí to secure prosecutions against these people as they need to link them directly to the crime.
Three teenagers arrested over early morning shop robbery
Gardaí said the teenagers took a quantity of cash and cigarettes from the shop before fleeing the scene in a car.
Men jailed for 'despicable' burglary on home of elderly couple who died within weeks of each other
The two men were jailed for five years altogether.
There has been a jump in divorce cases, with more women than men applying
Meanwhile, the District Court dealt with 12,000 drugs offences and 30,000 public order offences in 2015.
Four gardaí injured arresting men suspected of running burglary ring
The men were in a 4×4 which rammed a Garda car.
Man charged after woman threatened with knife during burglary
The burglary took place on Friday evening at a house in Dardistown.
There has been an increase in sexual assaults and a decrease in burglaries
There were more than 10,000 fewer burglary and theft-related offences in the 12 months to March 2016.
Three people charged after large amount of cash stolen from Athlone shop
Two men and a woman were arrested in Co Offaly.
Most people in Ireland trust gardaí but many victims feel they won't do anything
A survey published this morning shows all groups in society believe sexual offences should be the main priority for gardaí.
Four arrested after burglary at the home of elderly man
The man was threatened in the incident.
Florida burglar identified thanks to facial tattoo of, er, Florida
He also has stars tattooed on his face and ‘red rum’ tattooed on his neck.
Watch: Thief hides under duvet as he burgles house
He didn’t quite manage to evade the CCTV cameras.
Man arrested after four armed robberies carried out over two days
The first three burglaries were carried out within 12 hours of each other.
15-year-old due up in court charged with 10+ burglaries on one night
The youth is charged with 10 counts of burglary and three counts of attempted burglary.
Big rise in kidnapping, murder threats and sexual offences
But there’s been a massive drop in the number of murders, according to new crime statistics.
Gardaí appeal for information on men who beat Wicklow pensioner with iron bar
The assault occurred when three men broke into the pensioner’s (a man in his late 80s) home on the night of 16 March.
Man in his 90s attacked during rural burglary
This happened shortly after 8pm last night.
Disabled woman hospitalised after being attacked in her own home
Police in Northern Ireland are investigating an aggravated burglary at house in south Belfast.
Mother-of-one who hit paralysed woman over head with wine bottle jailed for four and a half years
Grace Tormey (22) had struck the paralysed woman during an aggravated burglary at her home in south Dublin in November 2012.
Masked men with hammers smash up house with toddler inside
The men broke windows and caused damage to the kitchen and bathroom, but no one was injured in the incident.
Six arrested after raids on houses across south Dublin
A stash of weapons and cash was discovered by gardaí.
16 people arrested for theft, robbery and burglary in Kilkenny
Thirty horses were also seized in the Wetlands area of Kilkenny today.
Judge felt 'no option' but to jail 16-year-old with no appropriate adult in his life
The judge said she hoped that custody may give the teenager stability.
Thieves steal jewellery and games console after 'seeing family leave in ambulance'
Robbers targeted the Belfast home of a family that had been taken to hospital earlier that day.
Man arrested after woman finds him in her home
He will appear in court today.
Frances Fitzgerald says the battle against burglaries is being won
They won’t be wiped though, she says.
The men behind the biggest burglary in English history
Seven members of the gang who broke into the vault were found guilty today.
Couple attacked by burglars after returning home with their children
The three burglars, described as eastern European men, took a sum of money and phones.
Three strikes and life: This is Renua's radical policy on crime
Renua’s election manifesto includes a measure that would jail some repeat burglars for life.
Police slam "despicable and dangerous" burglars who left weapon to be found by children
An air rifle, a gun cabinet and ammunition were discovered.
Police hunt for burglars who stole presents from under a family's Christmas tree
The two also destroyed the toys of the victims’ baby.
Woman threatened in her home by men brandishing knives
This happened in Coleraine at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.
There were almost 30,000 burglaries in Ireland in the first nine months of 2015
It’s not all bad news however, murder offences have fallen by almost a third.
Two men detained over brutal assault on elderly woman (90) in home raid
Eva Sutton was beaten by two raiders in an attack that lasted more than an hour.
Burglar caught after robbing office while wearing shirt with his name written on it
Not the smartest move.