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# burglars - Saturday 17 December, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

# burglars - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

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

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

Yes to making the best of a bad situation.

# burglars - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Frances Fitzgerald is getting tough on career criminals

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

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

# burglars - Friday 6 February, 2015

Two owls stolen in overnight open farm robbery

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Do you ignore ringing burglar alarms?

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

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

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

Burglars alert police to man's child porn images

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

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.