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Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'
# Bin Bags
# Bin Bags

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Sep 7th 2017, 6:20 AM 9,780 Views 5 Comments

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena
# Chris Parker
# Chris Parker

Homeless man hailed a hero after Manchester attack charged with stealing bank card at arena

Aug 16th 2017, 7:12 AM 24,024 Views 0 Comments

Thousands were raised online for Chris Parker, who went to help victims in the wake of the attack.

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Farmers warned to 'stamp' their farm equipment or risk losing it to thieves

Aug 3rd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,100 Views 39 Comments

Thefts can be traumatic for farmers and their families. Communities are advised to work with local gardaí and watch out for suspicious activity.

'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'
# Wicklow Mountains
# Wicklow Mountains

'We want to attract people to the region. Cars getting broken into like this does not look good'

Jul 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 29,767 Views 42 Comments

The problem of theft from cars in the Wicklow Mountains is one that persists each and every year, say gardaí.

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card
# Grafton Street
# Grafton Street

Teenage boy spent more than €2,000 in shops with stolen bank card

Jun 29th 2017, 6:10 AM 20,568 Views 0 Comments

The 16-year-old told Dublin Children’s Court he wanted to be sentenced.

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage
# Loyalist
# Loyalist

'A disgraceful episode': Belfast Council to investigate controversial bonfire pallets storage

Jun 24th 2017, 12:23 PM 33,494 Views 59 Comments

Up to 3,000 pallets were stolen from a council site earlier this week.

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service
# Marlay Park
# Marlay Park

Brothers who pocketed €8,000 in cash from bartending at Dublin charity concert given community service

Jun 14th 2017, 5:54 PM 43,327 Views 22 Comments

Brothers John and Conal McGinley had pleaded guilty to one count of theft at the July 2016 gig in Dublin’s Marlay Park.

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man gets 14 months in prison for stealing 'hot pants' delivery from truck

May 17th 2017, 6:17 AM 16,145 Views 0 Comments

Noel Dempsey was seen on CCTV robbing a truck and driving off.

National Trust appeals for photographs of stolen stone lions
# National Trust
# National Trust

National Trust appeals for photographs of stolen stone lions

May 9th 2017, 4:36 PM 11,535 Views 11 Comments

The stone lions were stolen from Rowallane Garden in December.

Vandals slash boats and steal engines used by childrens' sailing clubs in Dublin
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Vandals slash boats and steal engines used by childrens' sailing clubs in Dublin

May 8th 2017, 11:49 AM 30,348 Views 36 Comments

The destruction was discovered yesterday morning.

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church
# Easter Sunday
# Easter Sunday

Longford community 'devastated' by theft of tabernacle from church

Apr 17th 2017, 11:44 AM 20,304 Views 49 Comments

The discovery was made yesterday morning by a local priest when he arrived to prepare for Easter mass.

Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000
# Blanchardstown
# Blanchardstown

Man who claimed he was falsely accused of not paying for a jambon pastry awarded €20,000

Mar 28th 2017, 12:46 PM 59,928 Views 52 Comments

Anthony Maher claimed that in August 2014 he bought and paid for several items at Centra Corduff in Blanchardstown before being questioned by two staff members.

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal
# Courts
# Courts

Two men face trial accused of stealing €250k in Celtic Tiger-era land deal

Feb 22nd 2017, 7:01 PM 20,746 Views 0 Comments

The two Louth men stand accused of tricking a man by telling them they were involved in a €35 million deal.

Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies
# Shoplifters
# Shoplifters

Cash, drugs and fake tan among the most common items stolen from pharmacies

Jan 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,114 Views 10 Comments

Pharmacists have said that violent raids can have a physical and psychological effect on staff.

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years
# Theft
# Theft

Teenager who spent €19,000 put into his account by employer jailed for two years

Jan 11th 2017, 4:11 PM 61,271 Views 119 Comments

He spent the cash on drugs, socialising with friends, gambling, a new bed and a Playstation.

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail
# Theft
# Theft

Man who stole €10k from life savings of elderly friend sent back to jail

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:30 AM 12,872 Views 19 Comments

John McDonald had asked in 2012 to be given a chance to repay the victim but later fled the country.

Prolific 86-year-old jewel thief nabbed again after her latest robbery
# Career Criminal
# Career Criminal

Prolific 86-year-old jewel thief nabbed again after her latest robbery

Dec 15th 2016, 8:20 AM 15,108 Views 0 Comments

Doris Payne stole a diamond necklace worth $2,000 at a shop in Atlanta.

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge
# Clares Rocket
# Clares Rocket

Four men arrested for greyhound theft released without charge

Dec 8th 2016, 2:04 PM 9,582 Views 17 Comments

A garda spokesperson said a file had been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.

People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn
# Take Care
# Take Care

People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn

Dec 8th 2016, 8:21 AM 14,023 Views 16 Comments

Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.

'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well
# Clares Rocket
# Clares Rocket

'It's unreal that it happened': Four men arrested as stolen greyhound found safe and well

Dec 7th 2016, 10:45 AM 35,325 Views 48 Comments

The dog, which has an estimated stud value of around €1 million, was stolen last Monday.

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint
# Theft
From The42
# Theft

Premier League footballer Jordon Ibe robbed at knifepoint

Nov 20th 2016, 12:46 PM 6,772 Views 2 Comments

The Bournemouth winger reportedly had his watch stolen days after a similar incident involving Andy Carroll.

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire
# Dumb Criminals
# Dumb Criminals

Insulation bales stolen ahead of Halloween weekend will turn toxic if set on fire

Oct 27th 2016, 7:18 PM 21,514 Views 27 Comments

The thieves set off with 80 insulation sheets.

Former employees accused of stealing over €90,000 from Ulster Bank accounts
# Courts
# Courts

Former employees accused of stealing over €90,000 from Ulster Bank accounts

Oct 22nd 2016, 6:15 AM 23,246 Views 0 Comments

The men, both 29 years old, are facing separate charges of robbery.

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence
# Theft
# Theft

Bank manager who stole over €125,000 from friends and customers given suspended sentence

Oct 10th 2016, 3:00 PM 36,515 Views 72 Comments

Owen Travers (61) pleaded guilty to 15 counts of theft from seven customers over a number of years.

Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival
# Theft
# Theft

Electric Picnic revellers urged to look out for rare camper van stolen ahead of festival

Sep 3rd 2016, 8:23 PM 38,892 Views 22 Comments

The camper van was featured in the popular TG4 dating show Pioc do Ride.

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners
# Crime
# Crime

Courts should hand down tougher sentences for crimes against businesses, say company owners

Aug 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 7,051 Views 17 Comments

The latest national survey finds a quarter of businesses were impacted by crime last year.

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists
# Distraction
# Distraction

Rio Olympics: Thieves are using old tricks to steal from tourists

Aug 10th 2016, 6:03 AM 48,714 Views 31 Comments

Athletes, coaches, journalists, photographers and a government minister have all fallen victim to thefts.

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack
# Disappearing Act
# Disappearing Act

Bitcoin plunges as $65m of the currency disappears in a major hack

Aug 3rd 2016, 12:20 PM 19,564 Views 28 Comments

The volatile cryptocurrency lost more than 20% of its value after the breach.

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays
# Courts
# Courts

Carer stole €41,000 from elderly neighbour to spend it on home improvements, clothes and holidays

Jul 19th 2016, 7:19 AM 18,750 Views 23 Comments

Laura Pennick pleaded guilty in court yesterday.

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash
# London
# London

Russian gang jailed for using 'mule accounts' to launder £4.5 million in cyber crime cash

Jul 11th 2016, 10:23 PM 16,999 Views 17 Comments

Accounts operated by the group were used to launder almost £1 million.

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas
# Luas
# Luas

Two year suspended sentence for woman who robbed and attacked woman on the Luas

Jul 8th 2016, 8:37 PM 23,657 Views 80 Comments

The 42-year-old woman spat at the victim before stealing her bag with her partner.

Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup
# Theft
# Theft

Team kit stolen from Irish doctors days before Medical World Cup

Jun 30th 2016, 9:49 AM 18,928 Views 19 Comments

The team say they will go out there and represent Ireland with passion – even if they have to do it in their white coats.

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral
# Germany
# Germany

Cloth with a drop of Pope John Paul II's blood stolen from cathedral

Jun 6th 2016, 1:10 PM 11,655 Views 53 Comments

“Its material value is small but the spiritual loss is much greater.”

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin
# Irish Hospitality
# Irish Hospitality

American tourist "overwhelmed" by offers of help after being mugged in Dublin

May 10th 2016, 6:43 PM 50,709 Views 71 Comments

The American man was offered places to stay around the country.

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation
# Dawn Raids
# Dawn Raids

20 homes searched in Limerick city in massive garda operation

Apr 26th 2016, 8:50 AM 21,630 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí recovered mobile phones and laptops during the search operation.

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts
# Nutty
# Nutty

Crime gangs in California keep stealing truckloads of nuts

Apr 16th 2016, 8:45 AM 18,922 Views 15 Comments

The nuts are often shipped to Europe or Asia, where they fetch a high price on the black market.

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables
# Kildare
# Kildare

Man in his 40s arrested in connection to theft of ESB cables

Mar 15th 2016, 5:46 PM 27,432 Views 47 Comments

A number of planned searches were carried out in Leixlip.

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation
# Longford
# Longford

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation

Mar 15th 2016, 10:40 AM 21,595 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones
# Theft
# Theft

'Snatch and grabs' on the rise as gardaí urge vigilance with smartphones

Mar 14th 2016, 10:45 AM 19,765 Views 33 Comments

More than 7,000 mobile phones have been stolen from people since the start of 2015.

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-nurse accused of stealing €50,000 from elderly patient at Dublin nursing home

Mar 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 22,877 Views 0 Comments

Maeve Bell will face trial next month.