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#Burglars

# burglars - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars
# Hands Off
# Hands Off

Decoy boxes and old shoes - The best places to hide presents from burglars

Dec 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 12,439 Views 31 Comments

Almost half of Irish people leave their presents under the tree in plain sight.

# burglars - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars
# Rural Crime
# Rural Crime

Farmers in Tipperary 'patrolling countryside with guns' to ward off burglars

Mar 10th 2016, 5:23 PM 38,744 Views 93 Comments

One man’s farm has been targeted six times.

# burglars - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them
# Phone A Friend
# Phone A Friend

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them

Jan 13th 2016, 6:07 AM 16,925 Views 8 Comments

One of the burglars called the police from his bathroom refuge and asked them to save him from the restaurant “owner’s fury”.

# burglars - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Couple attacked by burglars after returning home with their children
# Burglars
# Burglars

Couple attacked by burglars after returning home with their children

Jan 6th 2016, 10:13 PM 58,519 Views 56 Comments

The three burglars, described as eastern European men, took a sum of money and phones.

# burglars - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad
# Taco Thieves
From The Daily Edge
# Taco Thieves

This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad

Dec 23rd 2015, 10:00 PM 4,400 Views 0 Comments

Yes to making the best of a bad situation.

# burglars - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald is getting tough on career criminals
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Frances Fitzgerald is getting tough on career criminals

Sep 8th 2015, 7:40 PM 20,082 Views 89 Comments

75 per cent of burglaries are committed by 25 per cent of burglars.

# burglars - Sunday 21 June, 2015

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company
# Distraction
# Distraction

NI burglars with southern Irish accents claim to work for water company

Jun 21st 2015, 11:01 AM 18,727 Views 20 Comments

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.

# burglars - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe
# From The Horse's Mouth
# From The Horse's Mouth

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe

May 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 47,216 Views 44 Comments

The men who know best…

# burglars - Friday 6 February, 2015

Two owls stolen in overnight open farm robbery
# Farmyard Thieves
# Farmyard Thieves

Two owls stolen in overnight open farm robbery

Feb 6th 2015, 7:27 PM 13,855 Views 36 Comments

Police have appealed to anyone who may have been offered similar owls for sale in suspicious circumstances.

# burglars - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area

Feb 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 20,897 Views 24 Comments

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

# burglars - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery
# Theft
# Theft

Burglars hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery

Nov 6th 2014, 8:48 PM 29,307 Views 33 Comments

One of the burglars posed as a water meter reader to gain access to the mother’s home.

# burglars - Friday 20 June, 2014

Homeowner punched in face and tied up by burglars
# Cable Ties
# Cable Ties

Homeowner punched in face and tied up by burglars

Jun 20th 2014, 9:56 AM 14,514 Views 18 Comments

Two intruders attacked the man, ransacked the property and then made off on foot…

# burglars - Monday 19 May, 2014

Three missing parrots (and stolen washing powder) found during police searches
# PSNI
# PSNI

Three missing parrots (and stolen washing powder) found during police searches

May 19th 2014, 9:52 PM 8,377 Views 12 Comments

The final of three parrots was found in a house in Newtownards today. One man has been arrested.

# burglars - Friday 9 May, 2014

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman
# Conscience
# Conscience

Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman

May 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 24,382 Views 15 Comments

“We are thieves but we have a conscience. We are really sorry”.

# burglars - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs
# Vigilantes
# Vigilantes

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs

Apr 24th 2014, 11:55 AM 18,926 Views 109 Comments

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.

# burglars - Friday 14 February, 2014

€10,000 reward offered for information on gang attacking pensioners in Donegal
# Community Spirit
# Community Spirit

€10,000 reward offered for information on gang attacking pensioners in Donegal

Feb 14th 2014, 11:06 AM 9,997 Views 28 Comments

The community have come together to try and put an end to the attacks on the elderly.

# burglars - Friday 2 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:03 PM 13,038 Views 4 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.

# burglars - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Man tied up as home is robbed by burglars in Galway
# Aggravated Burglary
# Aggravated Burglary

Man tied up as home is robbed by burglars in Galway

Mar 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 13,698 Views 58 Comments

The incident happened around 9.30pm last night when four men entered the man’s home, tied him up and took a small sum of cash.

# burglars - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Do you ignore ringing burglar alarms?
# False Alarms
# False Alarms

Do you ignore ringing burglar alarms?

Nov 8th 2012, 5:57 PM 12,786 Views 41 Comments

Only 3 per cent said they would call the Gardaí, while 87 per cent admitted that they would ignore the alarm altogether.

# burglars - Monday 19 December, 2011

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online
# Christmas
# Christmas

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online

Dec 19th 2011, 1:35 PM 4,543 Views 21 Comments

Don’t tweet or Facebook that you’ll be out of your home during the festive season, the AA has warned – because you never know who might be reading.

# burglars - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Burglars alert police to man's child porn images
# Turned In
From The Daily Edge
# Turned In

Burglars alert police to man's child porn images

Oct 9th 2011, 12:39 PM 2,863 Views 11 Comments

The man was arrested in California after burglars stole 50 CDs from his home. They thought the discs were blank – but in fact they contained graphic images.

# burglars - Sunday 11 September, 2011

Have-a-go-heroes: Nearly a third of us would confront or tackle burglar
# Safety At Home
# Safety At Home

Have-a-go-heroes: Nearly a third of us would confront or tackle burglar

Sep 11th 2011, 11:43 AM 395 Views 15 Comments

But more of us would play it safe and hide before calling the Gardaí. Seventy-three respondents told AA Home Insurance they would shoot or kill an armed intruder in certain situations.