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# burglary - Today’s News

Alleged burglar got nabbed after ‘butt-dialling’ police

He rang them while talking to an accomplice about breaking into homes.

# burglary - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

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.

# burglary - Saturday 29 August, 2015

“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.

# burglary - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Woman brings men home to her flat, they ‘steal her €45,000 stuffed wolf’

Your regular boy meets girl story.

# burglary - Friday 7 August, 2015

F1 driver Jenson Button ‘gassed by burglars’ at holiday home

The thieves made off with his wife’s engagement ring.

# burglary - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

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.

# burglary - Thursday 23 July, 2015

‘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.

# burglary - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

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’.

# burglary - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

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.

# burglary - Sunday 21 June, 2015

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.

# burglary - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

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.

# burglary - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Masked men with shotgun tied up man and threatened couple in Wicklow home

A staff member was tied up by the men.

# burglary - Thursday 23 April, 2015

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Thieves armed with knife and baseball bat raid rural house – demanding drugs

The incident happened in the village of Clabby in Co Fermanagh.

# burglary - Monday 6 April, 2015

If you have cash stolen in a robbery, can you get it back?

You can, but it’s not easy.

# burglary - Monday 23 March, 2015

Thieves break into flat, steal two sacks of 38 snakes

Eight of the snakes are pregnant females

# burglary - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Five people a day arrested over burglaries in Dublin

Frances Fitzgerald said she’s determined to tackle rising burglary numbers across the country.

# burglary - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

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.

# burglary - Monday 16 February, 2015

Men wearing high-vis jackets threaten woman (80s) at her home

The two men left empty-handed,

# burglary - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The42 Di Maria ‘very content’ at United despite burglary scare Going Nowhere

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.

# burglary - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area

A number of searches were carried out at Dublin and Carlow this morning.

# burglary - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man hit with drill and hammer during aggravated burglary

The incident occurred yesterday.

# burglary - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Woman tied up and locked in bathroom by masked men armed with crowbars

The woman was left “badly shocked”, said police.

# burglary - Saturday 20 December, 2014

‘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.

# burglary - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Masked intruders assault elderly men in aggravated burglary

The burglars demanded money from the two men at a house in Tuam.

# burglary - Monday 1 December, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Cork pensioner stabbed after confronting burglar in his home

The man found the intruder in his Cork home this afternoon and confronted him.

# burglary - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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.

# burglary - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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.”

# burglary - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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.

# burglary - Monday 29 September, 2014

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.

# burglary - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Older people driven to banks by criminals to ‘take out large sums of money’

Burglaries are still the most common crimes against older people.

# burglary - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Hooded men steal cash in daylight raid on Dublin home

The incident took place just after midday in the Greek Street area.

# burglary - Thursday 4 September, 2014

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.

# burglary - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge This selfie sparked a police search. Awkward. Selfie Hunt

This selfie sparked a police search. Awkward.

When selfies backfire.

# burglary - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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.

# burglary - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

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.

# burglary - Monday 9 June, 2014

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.

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