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# Car Theft

This year
Three men arrested in Dublin over numerous burglaries and car thefts
They are suspected of being members of an organised crime group.
Cars being stolen in Cork so joyrides can be filmed for social media
History is repeating itself with cars being stolen in Cork, which has already seen its share of fatalities.
Four teen boys arrested in connection with vehicle thefts in east of the country
The boys are being detained in garda stations in Kildare and Carlow.
Two male youths arrested in connection with theft of multiple cars in Wicklow
They have since been released.
Security advice for owners of recently-imported Asian market cars after increase in thefts
Sources have said that the targeted cars which lack an immobiliser are imported from Japan and the wider Asian market.
Last year
Two men due in court in connection with Christmas Day tractor theft in Kilkenny
The men are due to appear before a special sitting of Gorey District Court this afternoon.
Tractor crashed, man assaulted and another man found unconscious in Kilkenny on Christmas Day
Two men in their 30s have been arrested in relation to these incidents
Man arrested in connection with incident where baby was left on side of road after car stolen
The incident took place in Dublin 7 last Sunday.
All time
Man arrested after woman 'forcibly removed' from car during attempted robbery in Finglas
A number of passersby came to the aid of the driver during the attempted robbery.
Gardaí probe boiler suit-wearing gang who use new technology to steal high-end cars
The men were captured on CCTV leaving a property in Portmarnock last month.
UK police officers surprise elderly couple with new car on Christmas Day after theirs was stolen
“I’ve heard of wonderful things happening to people, but I never thought this would happen to us.”
11 ways to slash the risk of your car being stolen
Reduce your risk of being a victim of crime with these tips and advice.
34-year-old man charged with theft of car which had young girl in back seat
The man appeared before a special sitting of Cavan District Court last night.
Man jailed after stealing car from garage forecourt with teenager in the backseat
Sean Dowdall has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years for car theft and false imprisonment.
Car thieves forced to abandon robbery because they couldn't use a manual gearstick
Morto for them.
Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves
The homeless service left their van in a storage facility following a charity fun run on Saturday only to return on Monday to find it had been taken.
'Rare' silver Audi car taken in aggravated burglary in Goatstown
Gardaí believe that the burglars may have targeted the particular model in an overnight raid.
How Neighbourhood Watch schemes have boomed since the recession
There has been a 30 per cent increase in Neighbourhood Watch schemes around the country in recent years.
Witnesses to car jacking urgently sought
Police in Northern Ireland are appealing for witnesses to the theft of a vehicle which contained two children in Co Down.