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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Burglary

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Masked intruders assault elderly men in aggravated burglary
The burglars demanded money from the two men at a house in Tuam.
Pensioner suffers cuts to his face and a hand injury after being assaulted in his home
A quantity of cash and other items were taken during the burglary.
Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home
The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.
Fitzgerald and O'Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations
The report examines how gardaí dealt with serious crimes over the last number of years.
Not the most subtle of robberies you'll read about today
From police report to media: “A Landrover was driven into a shop and then set on fire.”
Three valuable paintings by famous Irish artists stolen from Wicklow home
Paintings by Sir John Lavery, Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats were stolen last week.
Alex White had his car stolen last week
A briefcase was also stolen during the burglary, but the Department of Communications has said it didn’t contain any sensitive documents.
Older people driven to banks by criminals to 'take out large sums of money'
Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.
Hooded men steal cash in daylight raid on Dublin home
The incident took place just after midday in the Greek Street area.
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after expensive medical equipment and two cars were stolen
It happened in Dublin between of 1:15am and 7:30am this morning.
This selfie sparked a police search. Awkward.
When selfies backfire.
Fifth man arrested over Co Wicklow shotgun burglary
The homeowner disturbed the raiders, after returning to the house following an alarm activation.
Wicklow resident unharmed after arriving home to four burglars with a shotgun
The four males who are in their late teens and early twenties were arrested and three of them have been charged.
Safe deposit box rental up as aggravated burglary numbers soar
One client at a safe deposit box facility said a burglar put the kettle on and told them they had until it boiled to tell them where their safe was.
Someone stole this 92-year-old war veteran's military medals on the D-Day anniversary
Police in London say the suspected burglar had an Irish accent.
New arrest after burglars raid home of woman and child with nail bar
The aggravated burglary took place in December last year and burglars made off with a sum of money and the owner’s car.
Burglar armed with knife arrested after stand-off with gardaí
Gardaí said no one was injured in the incident and the residents of the flat were not home at the time.
Two arrests after aggravated burglary
The burglary took place in December and the two men were arrested this morning.
Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs
A local councillor said he does not condone the violence encouraged by the notice posted in a Dublin housing estate but said there has been a lot of petty crime in the area – particularly targeting the elderly.
Terrified woman calls police over home invader... who turns out to be a duck
She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.
Family threatened with screwdriver and locked in during burglary
Police believe there is a link with an aggravated burglary at the home of a man in his 70s several hours later.
Burglars steal baby's ashes from parents' home
Police say that the burglars may have believed that the small white casket was a jewellery box.
Armed gardaí nab five men in nationwide burglary crackdown
Detective units had been alerted to two robberies in Leitrim, prompting a co-ordinated search of the area.
'Crime hurts, justice should heal': Law would force burglars to pay their victims' costs
“The essence of the bill is that the victim is now thought of in court,” independent TD John Halligan has said of his proposed law.
Man injured defending grandmother during 'distraction' burglary
A man said he was at the house to check the woman’s water supply – but another man with him tried to burgle the house.
Presenter Niall Boylan's house burgled during live radio show
The Classic Hits 4FM host called his own show to discuss the break-in.
Gardaí warn drugs contained in missing jeep are 'extremely dangerous'
Veterinary drugs contained in a black Toyota Landcruiser taken in Galway yesterday are “not fit for human consumption”.
Appeal after Missy the puppy is stolen during burglary
The puppy is 16 weeks old and was taken on either Friday night or Saturday morning.
Man (60) assaulted during attempted burglary at his home
The break-in occurred at around 4am today.
Flatscreen TVs, laptop and Markey Robinson paintings stolen from Antrim home
A digital camera and jewellery were also stolen.
Over €10m worth of jewellery and cash burgled in the second half of last year
The gardaí said that jewellery and cash accounted for 75 per cent of the property stolen in burglaries in the last six months of 2013.
Thirteenth person arrested in connection with organised crime in South East
The man is the thirteenth person arrested in the operation.
12 arrested and 8 shotguns seized in garda operation targeting burglary gang
Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.
Two men attacked with bats and a hammer during burglary
The PSNI is asking for witnesses to the attempted burglary which occurred in the early hours of this morning.
Digger used to pull ATM from wall during early-morning raid
The thieves used a Volvo digger, causing “considerable damage” to the building.
Family urge for watch of their deceased Dad to be handed in
This is the second time engraved watches were stolen from the deceased in Louth this year.
Environmental groups want to know if Flatley has a licence for that horn of his
The rhino horn was stolen from the dancer’s house in Cork last week.
Two people hospitalised after aggravated burglary by masked gang
The man and the woman were tied up, and the man was hit with a gun during the burglary.
Two elderly couples terrorised by masked burglary gang
Two burglaries happened within 35 minutes of each other on Monday night in Co Down.
Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter's camera
The camera had been placed by presenter Simon King to capture urban wildlife.