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# theft - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

Retailers warned as €155,000 stolen every hour
# Shoplifting
# Shoplifting

Retailers warned as €155,000 stolen every hour

Dec 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,885 Views 27 Comments

ISME has said that shoplifting costs businesses a total of €44 million over the Christmas period.

# theft - Saturday 8 December, 2012

'Rare' silver Audi car taken in aggravated burglary in Goatstown
# South Dublin
# South Dublin

'Rare' silver Audi car taken in aggravated burglary in Goatstown

Dec 8th 2012, 9:31 AM 19,548 Views 94 Comments

Gardaí believe that the burglars may have targeted the particular model in an overnight raid.

# theft - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113
# Operation Wireless
# Operation Wireless

Number arrested in organised crime crackdown now at 113

Nov 21st 2012, 1:34 PM 5,056 Views 21 Comments

Gardaí have been carrying out a major investigation into organised crime across the country.

# theft - Thursday 15 November, 2012

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts
# Theft
# Theft

ICSA calls for government action on sheep thefts

Nov 15th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,090 Views 20 Comments

The association said there is a need for a change in the tagging system as well as a comprehensive database like that for cattle.

# theft - Monday 5 November, 2012

Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland
# RETAIL CRIME
# RETAIL CRIME

Over half a billion euro in retail stock stolen every year - Retail Ireland

Nov 5th 2012, 6:30 AM 7,478 Views 31 Comments

More than half of retailers say they have experienced increased levels of crime in the last two years.

# theft - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train
# Theft
# Theft

Ministry of Defence munitions stolen from English train

Oct 27th 2012, 2:19 PM 7,141 Views 13 Comments

The materials are stable but could be hazardous if tampered with.

# theft - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Polish police recover bodies stolen with German funeral van
# Poland
# Poland

Polish police recover bodies stolen with German funeral van

Oct 23rd 2012, 3:17 PM 7,782 Views 10 Comments

Police recovered 12 bodies that went missing when a van carrying coffins to a crematorium was stolen in Germany last week.

# theft - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum
# Art Heist
# Art Heist

Art thieves steal 7 masterpieces from Dutch museum

Oct 16th 2012, 1:19 PM 4,905 Views 9 Comments

Several paintings have been stolen from a museum in the Dutch city of Rotterdam, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and two by Monet.

# theft - Monday 1 October, 2012

Two men in court over alleged €8.8 million theft
# Courts
# Courts

Two men in court over alleged €8.8 million theft

Oct 1st 2012, 3:29 PM 6,788 Views 0 Comments

The two men are charged over allegedly borrowing €8.8 million to buy land in contravention of Theft and Fraud legislation.

# theft - Friday 28 September, 2012

Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply
# Crime Stats
# Crime Stats

Crime is falling - but kidnapping and burglaries have risen sharply

Sep 28th 2012, 3:42 PM 4,678 Views 25 Comments

The single biggest drop came in the category of weapons and explosives offences, which fell by more than 15 per cent.

# theft - Friday 31 August, 2012

Three arrested in Louth metal theft
# Theft
# Theft

Three arrested in Louth metal theft

Aug 31st 2012, 1:09 PM 4,136 Views 16 Comments

The men were arrested shortly after the metal was reported stolen on Wednesday and two men have since been charged.

# theft - Friday 24 August, 2012

'Relic of the True Cross' stolen from Co Laois church
# Stolen Relic
# Stolen Relic

'Relic of the True Cross' stolen from Co Laois church

Aug 24th 2012, 5:20 PM 7,055 Views 58 Comments

A 3mm-by-3mm piece of wood, kept in a pewter case, was stolen from a case inside Holy Cross Church in Co Laois.

# theft - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery
# Fail
# Fail

Good Samaritans inadvertently assist robbery

Aug 21st 2012, 1:57 PM 5,900 Views 2 Comments

New Jersey thief made off with $400 in cash and a gold chain.

# theft - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?
# Relics
# Relics

Ireland's ancient relics - what are they and how have they survived?

Aug 18th 2012, 8:00 AM 14,686 Views 19 Comments

From their religious classification to the clues they provide archaeologists about Ireland’s chieftains and kings, here’s your guide to Irish relics.

# theft - Friday 17 August, 2012

Party clown had Steve Jobs' stolen iPad
# Apple
# Apple

Party clown had Steve Jobs' stolen iPad

Aug 17th 2012, 5:01 PM 14,612 Views 26 Comments

Kenny the Clown had been using the iPad to play the “Pink Panther” and Michael Jackson songs while entertaining children and tourists.

# theft - Monday 13 August, 2012

Pope's butler to stand trial over Vatileaks scandal
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope's butler to stand trial over Vatileaks scandal

Aug 13th 2012, 2:35 PM 3,403 Views 34 Comments

Paolo Gabriele is accused of stealing secret documents and leaking them to the press.

# theft - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Metal thefts: sculptures and artefacts stolen around Ireland
# Metal Thefts
# Metal Thefts

Metal thefts: sculptures and artefacts stolen around Ireland

Aug 11th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,785 Views 35 Comments

The recovery of part of a stolen historic bell in Co Kerry has highlighted the rise in such thefts in Ireland over the past few years.

# theft - Thursday 26 July, 2012

PSNI issue appeal over stolen sheep
# Sheepish
# Sheepish

PSNI issue appeal over stolen sheep

Jul 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,350 Views 24 Comments

Sheep were stolen from the Knowhead Road area of Broughshane, Co Antrim at some point between Monday and Wednesday.

# theft - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Singapore boys face seven years' jail for bus theft and joyriding
# Joyriding
# Joyriding

Singapore boys face seven years' jail for bus theft and joyriding

Jul 25th 2012, 3:06 PM 5,810 Views 14 Comments

Police in Singapore said the three teenagers, who could face up to seven years in prison, were behind the theft of two school buses.

# theft - Friday 20 July, 2012

Garda warning after dangerous chemicals stolen from factory in Limerick
# Warning
# Warning

Garda warning after dangerous chemicals stolen from factory in Limerick

Jul 20th 2012, 4:24 PM 6,171 Views 17 Comments

Two white drums of caustic soda – which is extremely dangerous if it is inhaled or touches skin – were stolen overnight.

# theft - Friday 6 July, 2012

Adam Clayton's former PA sentenced to seven years in prison
# Courts
# Courts

Adam Clayton's former PA sentenced to seven years in prison

Jul 6th 2012, 12:09 PM 7,960 Views 110 Comments

Carol Hawkins was found guilty last week of stealing nearly €3 million from the U2 bassist.

# theft - Monday 18 June, 2012

Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011
# Recycling
# Recycling

Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011

Jun 18th 2012, 8:48 AM 2,530 Views 8 Comments

Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.

# theft - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees
# Stolen Laptop
# Stolen Laptop

Stolen unencrypted laptop contained details of 900 Bord Gais employees

Jun 12th 2012, 4:48 PM 3,691 Views 21 Comments

The personal information of around 900 Bord Gais employees was on the laptop which was stolen from the Dublin 1 office earlier this month.

# theft - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Executive charged with burglary over alleged Lego scam
# Lego
From The Daily Edge
# Lego

Executive charged with burglary over alleged Lego scam

May 22nd 2012, 8:58 PM 7,669 Views 21 Comments

US authorities say the man used fake bar codes to buy toys at discounted rate before selling them on eBay for a better price.

# theft - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Das Boot: Real complain after riddle of Ronaldo's stolen footwear
# Grand Theft Autobahn
From The42
# Grand Theft Autobahn

Das Boot: Real complain after riddle of Ronaldo's stolen footwear

Apr 18th 2012, 12:45 PM 950 Views 1 Comment

Shirts and boots lifted before Madrid’s Champions League game with Munich last night.

# theft - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey
# Crime
# Crime

Crime costs for small businesses increasing - survey

Mar 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,251 Views 10 Comments

Reported crimes – in all forms – have increased over the past two years despite over €2 billion being spent on security measures.

# theft - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral
# Stolen Relic
# Stolen Relic

Preserved heart of Dublin saint stolen from Christ Church Cathedral

Mar 3rd 2012, 4:48 PM 12,554 Views 84 Comments

The relic of the 12th century preserved heart has disappeared from its place in the city centre cathedral.

# theft - Friday 24 February, 2012

Police officer suspended... after raiding colleagues' fridge
# Bad Cop
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Cop

Police officer suspended... after raiding colleagues' fridge

Feb 24th 2012, 9:09 AM 4,710 Views 12 Comments

Kevin Yang has been suspended without pay and charged with theft after colleagues became increasingly frustrated with their disappearing food and drink.

# theft - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Security guard attacked with metal bars in cash raid
# Attack
# Attack

Security guard attacked with metal bars in cash raid

Feb 2nd 2012, 10:00 PM 6,108 Views 8 Comments

The man was on his way to fill an ATM with cash when he was assaulted by two men.

# theft - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

'Valuable' tabernacle stolen from Dublin church
# Taber-nick-le
# Taber-nick-le

'Valuable' tabernacle stolen from Dublin church

Jan 31st 2012, 2:47 PM 4,004 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for information after the tabernacle was stolen from a Catholic church in Killester yesterday afternoon.

# theft - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time
# True Story
From The Daily Edge
# True Story

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time

Jan 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 10,719 Views 10 Comments

They may sounds like Ocean’s 14 to 22 sequels but these heists aren’t in the movies…they actually happened.

# theft - Monday 23 January, 2012

Hackers take down Polish government websites in ACTA attack
# Poland
# Poland

Hackers take down Polish government websites in ACTA attack

Jan 23rd 2012, 1:05 PM 4,303 Views 11 Comments

Hackers from the ‘Polish Underground’ movement attack government websites, prompting an emergency cabinet meeting.

# theft - Monday 16 January, 2012

Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic
# Ouch
From The Daily Edge
# Ouch

Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic

Jan 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,580 Views 14 Comments

Manchester officers puzzled by robbery at town hall – but issue callout to warn burglars of dangers of stolen booty.

# theft - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Has our Baby Jesus thief gone Stateside? Spate of statue thefts in US
# Baby Jesus
# Baby Jesus

Has our Baby Jesus thief gone Stateside? Spate of statue thefts in US

Dec 21st 2011, 8:39 PM 2,295 Views 10 Comments

But one large Nativity figure was recovered – after its alleged robber put a photo of it on Facebook.

# theft - Friday 16 December, 2011

Dublin bus stolen from city centre
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Dublin bus stolen from city centre

Dec 16th 2011, 10:23 PM 10,739 Views 31 Comments

Gardaí stopped the bus in Blessington, Co. Wicklow – over 30 kilometres from where it was stolen.

# theft - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Who is stealing Germany's grapes?
# Sour Grapes
# Sour Grapes

Who is stealing Germany's grapes?

Nov 10th 2011, 11:10 AM 536 Views 11 Comments

Vineyard owners are patrolling their land at night as thieves have been making off with a small fortune in valuable fruit.

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Here’s what happens when someone steals your identity

Nov 10th 2011, 8:15 AM 3,408 Views 4 Comments

Comedian Bennett Arron had his identity stolen by a thief, who used it to run up 18 months’ worth of debt. Here he describes the experience…

# theft - Friday 28 October, 2011

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland
# Crime
# Crime

Jump in number of burglaries happening across Ireland

Oct 28th 2011, 12:29 PM 667 Views 12 Comments

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.

# theft - Monday 17 October, 2011

Pennsylvania brothers charged with stealing... a bridge
# Stolen
From The Daily Edge
# Stolen

Pennsylvania brothers charged with stealing... a bridge

Oct 17th 2011, 2:32 PM 260 Views 0 Comments

And it wasn’t any old bridge, either.

# theft - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare
# Good News
From The Daily Edge
# Good News

Cartoonist recovers pieces stolen from train in Kildare

Oct 2nd 2011, 6:12 PM 1,013 Views 6 Comments

Donal Casey’s cartoons were stolen from the train at Newbridge, has he travelled to prepare for an exhibition. A good Samaritan came across the stolen items and returned them.