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Sunday 10 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Burglary

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Burglar caught after robbing office while wearing shirt with his name written on it
Not the smartest move.
Burglars trick elderly man by pretending to check drains while cash stolen from home
It’s believed that a second person rifled through the downstairs while the householder was distracted by the first man.
Two men arrested over burglary offences after signal devices found
It’s believed items found in the search may have been used in the course of, or in connection with, theft or burglary.
Man (48) in hospital after being attacked by armed gang in aggravated burglary
The gang of five men ransacked the property before fleeing empty handed.
Eight cars broken into outside two GAA clubs within an hour
Gardaí say a number of items were taken.
Women jailed for 'honey trapping' man, luring him to 'first date' and robbing from his home
Police described the pair as heartless.
Is this the worst time of year for burglaries? Here is how your area fares
Crime rates around the country do not fall evenly.
Gardaí are cracking down on Ireland's most prolific burglars
Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan said gardaí plan to put as many of the crime gangs out of business as they possibly can.
Poll: Has your home ever been burgled?
There has been a surge in burglaries since 2007, particularly in Dublin.
Medicine used to euthanise animals stolen from veterinary surgery in Dublin
The medicine is lethal if taken orally or injected by humans.
One Cork TD thinks we should all have tracking devices on our cars
Do you think it’s a good idea?
Young woman assaulted by 'thin, pale man with pock-marked skin'
The aggravated burglary happened yesterday morning.
Murders are down, but sexual assaults and poisonings are on the rise
The latest crime statistics also show a rise in burglaries and fraud.
Alleged burglar got nabbed after 'butt-dialling' police
He rang them while talking to an accomplice about breaking into homes.
Brave 12-year-old girl helps police catch man who broke into her home
After he left she came out of the closet where she had been hiding and took his photo.
"I really am sorry for the death of that man" - Two charged over John O’Donoghue burglary
The 62-year-old collapsed and died after being confronted by burglars at his home.
Woman brings men home to her flat, they 'steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf'
Your regular boy meets girl story.
F1 driver Jenson Button 'gassed by burglars' at holiday home
The thieves made off with his wife’s engagement ring.
A man cleaning rubbish from his land found three stolen classic paintings
The paintings, which are all by Irish artists, were taken in October last year.
'I'm sorry, I was drunk': Two men face charges after breaking into Aqua Dome for late night swim
A solicitor for one of the men said they also went for a sleep in a hotel room afterwards.
Teenager jailed after gardaí catch him by using the 'Find my iPhone' app
Witnesses say he was ‘dancing’ on the victim’s head as another man shouted ‘kill him, kill him’.
There's been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year
The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.
NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company
In a second incident, the men said they were from an electricity company and tried to distract an elderly couple while they searched their home.
Man taken to hospital after attack by burglars in the middle of the night
The thieves made off with a number of small items and a quantity of cash.
Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe
The men who know best…
Masked men with shotgun tied up man and threatened couple in Wicklow home
A staff member was tied up by the men.
Masked men burst into house and attack occupant with baseball bats
Another man and woman were also in the house at the time but were not injured.
Thieves armed with knife and baseball bat raid rural house - demanding drugs
The incident happened in the village of Clabby in Co Fermanagh.
If you have cash stolen in a robbery, can you get it back?
You can, but it’s not easy.
Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes
Eight of the snakes are pregnant females
Five people a day arrested over burglaries in Dublin
Frances Fitzgerald said she’s determined to tackle rising burglary numbers across the country.
Elderly couple tied up as gang members stole jewellery from their home
It is believed three men were involved and they made off with a quantity of jewellery.
Men wearing high-vis jackets threaten woman (80s) at her home
The two men left empty-handed,
Di Maria 'very content' at United despite burglary scare
The Red Devils attacker says he values the affection shown to him by the club’s supporters.
Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.
Man hit with drill and hammer during aggravated burglary
The incident occurred yesterday.
Woman tied up and locked in bathroom by masked men armed with crowbars
The woman was left “badly shocked”, said police.
'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts
It can happen to anyone but there are things you can do to make it more difficult for burglars to rob you.