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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 25 November, 2014


# 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.

# burglary - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Two arrests after aggravated burglary

The burglary took place in December and the two men were arrested this morning.

# burglary - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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.

# burglary - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Terrified woman calls police over home invader… who turns out to be a duck Inspired By Cadbury

Terrified woman calls police over home invader… who turns out to be a duck

She was woken by “banging noises” from downstairs.

# burglary - Saturday 5 April, 2014

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.

# burglary - Sunday 30 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Friday 28 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

‘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.

# burglary - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Presenter Niall Boylan’s house burgled during live radio show Crime

Presenter Niall Boylan’s house burgled during live radio show

The Classic Hits 4FM host called his own show to discuss the break-in.

# burglary - Monday 17 March, 2014

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”.

# burglary - Sunday 16 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Friday 14 March, 2014

Flatscreen TVs, laptop and Markey Robinson paintings stolen from Antrim home

A digital camera and jewellery were also stolen.

# burglary - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Thirteenth person arrested in connection with organised crime in South East

The man is the thirteenth person arrested in the operation.

# burglary - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Saturday 1 March, 2014

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.

# burglary - Friday 28 February, 2014

Digger used to pull ATM from wall during early-morning raid

The thieves used a Volvo digger, causing “considerable damage” to the building.

# burglary - Thursday 6 February, 2014

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.

# burglary - Friday 31 January, 2014

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.

# burglary - Monday 27 January, 2014

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.

# burglary - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Two elderly couples terrorised by masked burglary gang

Two burglaries happened within 35 minutes of each other on Monday night in Co Down.

# burglary - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Suspected burglar caught in the act by wildlife presenter’s camera

The camera had been placed by presenter Simon King to capture urban wildlife.

# burglary - Monday 20 January, 2014

Thieves steal watches engraved with messages for deceased man’s sons

Stephen Carroll passed away from cancer just two months ago and had left the watches to be given to his sons on their 18th birthdays.

# burglary - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Incompetent burglar thwarted because he pulled door marked ‘push’ Crime Fail

Incompetent burglar thwarted because he pulled door marked ‘push’

CCTV video shows the man pulling on the door for several minutes.

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