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#Vandalism

# vandalism - Monday 8 May, 2017

'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly'
# Cork
# Cork

'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly'

May 8th 2017, 3:37 PM 80,693 Views 33 Comments

Vandals have caused over €1,500 worth of damage at a centre for those with physical disabilities.

# vandalism - Thursday 26 January, 2017

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'
# Criminal Damage
# Criminal Damage

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'

Jan 26th 2017, 12:57 PM 13,257 Views 0 Comments

John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# vandalism - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina
# Vandalism
From The42
# Vandalism

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

Jan 11th 2017, 9:36 AM 6,449 Views 8 Comments

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

# vandalism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Three men caught on camera destroying €2,000 defibrillator
# Investigation
# Investigation

Three men caught on camera destroying €2,000 defibrillator

Dec 29th 2016, 4:57 PM 109,483 Views 118 Comments

Gardaí in Arklow are investigating.

# vandalism - Thursday 29 September, 2016

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised
# Abortion
# Abortion

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

Sep 29th 2016, 2:47 PM 16,528 Views 204 Comments

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

# vandalism - Friday 22 April, 2016

Donegal school to install CCTV after 'human excrement left in classroom'
# Horrible
# Horrible

Donegal school to install CCTV after 'human excrement left in classroom'

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:00 AM 21,758 Views 52 Comments

Ayr Hill National School in Ramelton has been the target of a string of anti-social behaviour incidents in recent weeks.

# vandalism - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Vandals attack gravestone of W.T. Cosgrave
# Goldenbridge Cemetery
# Goldenbridge Cemetery

Vandals attack gravestone of W.T. Cosgrave

Mar 16th 2016, 4:56 PM 20,356 Views 35 Comments

The cemetery has been subjected to vandalism in the past.

# vandalism - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'Substantial damage' caused to Dundalk's Oriel Park after overnight robbery
# Vandalism
From The42
# Vandalism

'Substantial damage' caused to Dundalk's Oriel Park after overnight robbery

Feb 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 26,177 Views 19 Comments

A Gardai investigation is underway.

# vandalism - Monday 18 January, 2016

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died
# Radical Messages
# Radical Messages

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

Jan 18th 2016, 8:42 AM 20,555 Views 121 Comments

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

# vandalism - Monday 21 December, 2015

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised
# Former Regiment
# Former Regiment

A monument to Irish men who died fighting for the British has been vandalised

Dec 21st 2015, 9:28 PM 29,556 Views 131 Comments

A paint bomb was thrown at a monument to the Royal Munster Fusiliers in Tralee.

# vandalism - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Irish Rail cancel rush hour train due to graffiti
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Irish Rail cancel rush hour train due to graffiti

Oct 14th 2015, 7:50 PM 29,822 Views 45 Comments

The vandalism was on the 6.10pm train from Dublin Connolly to Maynooth.

# vandalism - Monday 17 August, 2015

More members of staff are stealing from their employers
# Crime Survey
# Crime Survey

More members of staff are stealing from their employers

Aug 17th 2015, 3:05 PM 18,107 Views 14 Comments

The most common crime reported by businesses was burglary.

# vandalism - Friday 14 August, 2015

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Aug 14th 2015, 5:40 PM 16,994 Views 33 Comments

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

# vandalism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Well, this attempt at edgy graffiti fell flat on its face
# Those Darn Satinists
From The Daily Edge
# Those Darn Satinists

Well, this attempt at edgy graffiti fell flat on its face

Apr 7th 2015, 9:49 AM 4,633 Views 1 Comment

Hail Satin.

# vandalism - Monday 10 November, 2014

This is the front door of a junior minister's constituency office this morning
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

This is the front door of a junior minister's constituency office this morning

Nov 10th 2014, 9:34 AM 20,558 Views 116 Comments

Aodhán Ó Riordáin has tweeted a picture of a brown substance smeared across his constituency office door this morning.

# vandalism - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Grave of WT Cosgrave vandalised in Goldenbridge Cemetery
# Desecrated
# Desecrated

Grave of WT Cosgrave vandalised in Goldenbridge Cemetery

Oct 21st 2014, 11:10 PM 21,130 Views 42 Comments

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan took to Twitter today to voice his disgust.

# vandalism - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Someone spray painted a penis on a €1.9m Bugatti Veyron
# Tag My Ride
From The Daily Edge
# Tag My Ride

Someone spray painted a penis on a €1.9m Bugatti Veyron

Oct 8th 2014, 8:40 PM 8,331 Views 6 Comments

:( :( :(

# vandalism - Monday 29 September, 2014

Vandals burn down children's playground in Ballymun
# Damage
# Damage

Vandals burn down children's playground in Ballymun

Sep 29th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,625 Views 71 Comments

The Poppintree Park playground was set on fire over the weekend.

# vandalism - Monday 28 July, 2014

Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack
# Attacked
# Attacked

Sinn Féin office in Derry targeted in suspected arson attack

Jul 28th 2014, 10:20 AM 3,769 Views 13 Comments

A rear window was broken and flammable liquid was poured in shortly before midnight last night.

# vandalism - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Fianna Fáil is 'seriously considering' banning under-18s from buying spray paint
# Graffiti
# Graffiti

Fianna Fáil is 'seriously considering' banning under-18s from buying spray paint

Jul 12th 2014, 8:30 AM 6,885 Views 55 Comments

Barry Cowen raised the issue in the Dáil recently after members of the public suggested the idea.

# vandalism - Monday 7 July, 2014

7/7 memorial vandalised in London on anniversary of the 2005 attacks
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

7/7 memorial vandalised in London on anniversary of the 2005 attacks

Jul 7th 2014, 10:02 AM 10,708 Views 31 Comments

The graffiti said “4 innocent Muslims” and “Blair lied thousands died”.

# vandalism - Monday 19 May, 2014

Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time
# Racism
# Racism

Local election candidate born in Turkey has posters defaced with pig imagery for a second time

May 19th 2014, 4:12 PM 12,662 Views 98 Comments

Memet Uludag called the attacks “outright racism”.

# vandalism - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

'Mindless vandalism' of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk
# Water Safety
# Water Safety

'Mindless vandalism' of life rings along River Boyne puts lives at risk

Apr 23rd 2014, 11:39 AM 10,694 Views 31 Comments

Boyne Fishermen’s Rescue and Recovery Service said replacing the life rings will incur a large financial cost.

# vandalism - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Fans are now hanging football jerseys on the Liam Whelan bridge
# Great Gesture
From The42
# Great Gesture

Fans are now hanging football jerseys on the Liam Whelan bridge

Apr 15th 2014, 11:01 AM 9,893 Views 24 Comments

Having been defaced and subsequently cleaned, locals in Cabra and Phibsboro are taking the opportunity to remember the former Busby Babe.

# vandalism - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

15 heroic acts of Wikipedia vandalism
# Chancers
From The Daily Edge
# Chancers

15 heroic acts of Wikipedia vandalism

Apr 9th 2014, 1:09 PM 47,308 Views 20 Comments

Distorting reality, one edit at a time.

# vandalism - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Specialist cleaning of Patrick Kavanagh statue required after vandalism
# Canal Bank What?
From The Daily Edge
# Canal Bank What?

Specialist cleaning of Patrick Kavanagh statue required after vandalism

Mar 13th 2014, 3:45 PM 7,322 Views 7 Comments

This is why we can’t have nice things.

# vandalism - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Vandals destroy Dublin community garden and steal Christmas lights
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Vandals destroy Dublin community garden and steal Christmas lights

Dec 7th 2013, 6:36 PM 31,081 Views 84 Comments

Thieves took tables, decorations and equipment from the locked garden in a Dublin suburb overnight.

# vandalism - Thursday 25 April, 2013

13 bits of bathroom graffiti you'll wish you'd thought of
# Writing On The Wall
From The Daily Edge
# Writing On The Wall

13 bits of bathroom graffiti you'll wish you'd thought of

Apr 25th 2013, 10:30 PM 77,652 Views 89 Comments

These people are really too smart for their own good.

# vandalism - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

PICS: Cars stranded after icy conditions on the Sally Gap vandalised

Feb 27th 2013, 4:57 PM 20,256 Views 77 Comments

At least two cars were found with their windows smashed, seats ripped and batteries removed.

# vandalism - Friday 18 January, 2013

Polite vandal found guilty of 'arbitrary' damage to cars
# Verbose Vandalism
# Verbose Vandalism

Polite vandal found guilty of 'arbitrary' damage to cars

Jan 18th 2013, 7:10 PM 14,670 Views 23 Comments

A 47-year-old college professor scraped words into the paintwork of cars – but his messages were pretty well-spoken.

# vandalism - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Poll: Have you experienced anti-social behaviour in your area?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you experienced anti-social behaviour in your area?

Aug 7th 2012, 10:07 AM 8,247 Views 70 Comments

New data from local authorities around the country has revealed that almost 1,500 complaints about anti-social behaviour have been logged. We want to know if you’ve witnessed anything in your neighbourhood…

# vandalism - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Monet painting to remain under wraps during Garda investigation
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

Monet painting to remain under wraps during Garda investigation

Jul 18th 2012, 3:29 PM 3,701 Views 3 Comments

The Claude Monet painting damaged in an incident at the National Gallery last month will be kept in reserve for now.

# vandalism - Friday 29 June, 2012

Monet painting damaged during incident at National Gallery
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

Monet painting damaged during incident at National Gallery

Jun 29th 2012, 4:33 PM 14,511 Views 43 Comments

Gardaí have detained one man in relation to the incident.

# vandalism - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Overnight vandalism causing train delays to and from Heuston
# Transport
# Transport

Overnight vandalism causing train delays to and from Heuston

Jun 28th 2012, 8:49 AM 9,039 Views 28 Comments

Signalling cables were stolen in Co Kildare, and although they’ve been replaced, there’ll be significant delays this morning.

# vandalism - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Sligo Rovers sorry for damage to Glentoran fans' bus
# Apology
From The42
# Apology

Sligo Rovers sorry for damage to Glentoran fans' bus

Mar 7th 2012, 7:01 PM 4,222 Views 35 Comments

The Airtricity League club have also offered to pay for the cleaning of the visiting supporters’ coach.

# vandalism - Thursday 22 December, 2011

# vandalism - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

In pictures: French riot police clash with anti-nuclear group
# France
# France

In pictures: French riot police clash with anti-nuclear group

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:14 PM 1,542 Views 8 Comments

Protesters set vehicles alight and damaged a section of rail while demonstrating against the transportation of nuclear material to northern Germany.

# vandalism - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Poll: Graffiti - is it art or vandalism?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Graffiti - is it art or vandalism?

Sep 21st 2011, 11:11 AM 4,183 Views 32 Comments

While London police are chasing a tagger who has caused £1m of damage to property, Dublin City Council is struggling to pay for the removal of graffiti here. But should they bother? You tell us…

# vandalism - Thursday 8 September, 2011

KLM Open gets underway after vandalism attacks
# Damage
From The42
# Damage

KLM Open gets underway after vandalism attacks

Sep 8th 2011, 10:48 AM 161 Views 0 Comments

Four of the greens at the Hilversumsche Golf Club were dug up overnight.

# vandalism - Monday 16 May, 2011

Vandalism causes delays to rail services to and from Connolly Station
# Rail Travel
# Rail Travel

Vandalism causes delays to rail services to and from Connolly Station

May 16th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,412 Views 0 Comments

Trains are now moving again following an earlier stop to services from the Dublin station but there are delays.