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#Burglaries

# burglaries - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

'Serious stress and trauma': Are cash-for-gold shops causing burglaries?

The government is under pressure to regulate the sector.

# burglaries - Monday 18 May, 2015

Burglar gangs targeted by gardaí in major crackdown

A garda spokesperson said there will be a strong focus on burglars with a high re-offending rate.

# burglaries - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Has your home been burgled?

Tell us about it.

# burglaries - 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.

# burglaries - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Burglar 'caught red-handed' after stealing yoghurts, milk and Winnie the Pooh moneybox

Ash Love was described as a “career criminal”.

# burglaries - Monday 22 September, 2014

Over €35 million worth of property was stolen from Irish homes in the last year

That’s according to research carried out by the Garda National Crime Prevention Unit.

# burglaries - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

No evidence of a link between cash-for-gold stores and high rate of burglaries

The Department of Justice is still figuring out the best response to the “relatively new phenomenon” of cash-for-gold shops.

# burglaries - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death Break-ins

Peaches Geldof's home burgled twice since her death

The last burglary, in which no personal items were stolen, happened on Friday 9 May.

# burglaries - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Crimes 'slipping through the net' due to lack of garda resources

The GRA said businesses and communities are paying the price for poor resourcing and people are now deciding not to report some crimes at all.

# burglaries - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Thursday is now the most popular weekday to commit a crime

However, most still occur during the weekend, a survey has revealed.

# burglaries - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Five arrested as gardaí target burglars in the west

During the arrests a large quantity of power tools were also seized.

# burglaries - Friday 28 March, 2014

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings CSO

Crime figures show fall in homicides, but rise in kidnappings

Reported murders and manslaughters were down 11 per cent between 2008-2012.

# burglaries - Friday 21 March, 2014

Two in court and six released over Dublin burglaries

A major investigation was set up into a spate of burglaries across Dublin’s southside.

# burglaries - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Eight people arrested over spate of burglaries in Dublin

Seven men and one woman – all in their teens and early twenties – were arrested this morning.

# burglaries - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Here's how much a fire in your house could cost you

Plus, new insurance figures show that just one in eight claims are related to burglary.

# burglaries - Thursday 6 March, 2014

12 arrested, four charged and one sentenced as burglary gang targeted

‘Operation Muster’ was directed at a specific crime gang which gardaí believe stole firearms and other items.

# burglaries - 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.

# burglaries - Monday 23 September, 2013

Four due in Swords court over stolen cars

Vehicles and car parts were seized on Balbriggan on Friday after a spate of burglaries.

# burglaries - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries

Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.

# burglaries - Friday 2 August, 2013

Elderly women living alone targeted by masked men

The burglars entered the homes of the women in two nearby Wexford towns before stealing property.

# burglaries - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Three arrested after high speed chase on M1

It is understood that the three men arrested are connected to a number of burglaries in Northern Ireland.

# burglaries - Friday 24 May, 2013

Three due in court over spate of south Dublin burglaries

The three men arrested in Co Wexford last night were to appear in court this afternoon.

# burglaries - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Four arrested over series of burglaries in south Dublin

Three men and a woman were arrested after Gardaí from Dublin held searches in Courtown and Wexford Town.

# burglaries - Friday 3 May, 2013

Four in court after 'travelling burglary gang' arrests

Nine people in total were arrested as part of an operating targeting a series of burglaries around Carlow and Kilkenny.

# burglaries - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Shatter praises gardaí for progress in tackling burglaries

The Justice Minister said the impact of a number of anti-burglary operations “illustrates the point that freeing up Gardaí from desk jobs does in fact deliver more effective policing services for the public”.

# burglaries - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year Home Security This post contains a poll

Fear of burglaries has risen over past year

Survey finds four out of ten Irish householders are “significantly concerned” that they might be robbed – and one in four men sleep with a hurley beneath the bed.

# burglaries - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Elderly woman and man assaulted during Donegal burglaries involving five men

A man in his 60s and a woman in her 80s were both victims of separate aggravated burglaries, where they were assaulted by the perpetrators.

# burglaries - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Gardaí & PSNI investigate spate of burglaries in Donegal

It is believed a female and a number of others, male or female, were involved, and gardaí are seeking to identify the occupants of a blue Mazda car.

# burglaries - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Four men due in court over Dublin burglaries

The men are to be charged with burglary offences in the Dublin area.

# burglaries - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Neighbourhood Watch sees town reduce burglaries by 68 per cent

Led by a 25-year-old local, the Sallynoggin Neighbourhood Watch group has seen a huge reduction in burglaries in the past three years.

# burglaries - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# burglaries - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Teenagers charged over burglaries in Mayo

The two men, aged 19, are before the district court in Castlebar today.

# burglaries - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Meanwhile, Justice Minister Alan Shatter has said new CSO figures give a “positive picture” of Ireland as there were decreases in 12 of the 14 crime groups.

# burglaries - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Gang steals from two Donegal service station ATMs

Gardaí believe a gang of four men was involved in both burglaries.

# burglaries - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Five to be charged over 'large-scale' series of burglaries

The five are part of a group of nine Romanian nationals arrested in Dublin during a series of raids on Friday morning.

# burglaries - Saturday 1 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# burglaries - Friday 30 September, 2011

Nine Romanians arrested in operation combating 'large scale burglaries'

Seven men and two women are arrested in early-morning raids, and remain in custody.

# burglaries - Friday 29 April, 2011

Increase in burglary, theft and fraud: Crime figures

Burglary, theft and fraud have increased significantly in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period in 2010 – however, there has been a reduction in violent and drug-related offences.

# burglaries - Thursday 22 July, 2010

SOCIAL NETWORKING-savvy burglars can  strike gold on websites like Facebook and Twitter when users display their travel and work plans.

Out of thoughtlessness or a false sense of security (you are among “friends” after all) many people post their plans online. As innocent as it may seem, its not always safe.

The UK-based insurance company More Than conducted a survey, asking 50 former criminals how they chose their targets. Monitoring victims on social networking sites and examining their updates and posts was common.

Some even monitor mobile Twitter users, to see where they are at any given moment.

With many users placing personal details, like their address or telephone number, on social networking sites all that a would-be burglar needs to do is log on to see when you’re safely out of the way.

Pete Markey, a spokesman for More Than, said that today’s burglars are combining old techniques with new.

He added, “Using Facebook or Twitter to boast about a big night out or a fortnight in Barbados may impress friends and colleagues, but it’s enough to give the social-media savvy burglar all they need to know.”

According to the results of the survey, 68% of burglars said they collected information about their target’s home or daily routine in advance of a robbery.