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# Metal Theft

All time
Foreign criminals flying into Ireland to steal ESB cables, beer kegs, road signs and goal posts
More than 8,000 metres of eircom cable stolen in 2014
Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs
Businesses warned of rise in metal theft
25 'travelling criminals' arrested over stolen metal
Beer kegs, road signs and goal posts go missing as metal thefts rise
Metal theft crime prevention plan in final stages
Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011