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#Bike theft

# bike-theft - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles
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# Bike Theft

Man arrested after gardaí recover 16 stolen bicycles

Sep 22nd 2021, 12:39 PM 24,389 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí say they are working to identify the rightful owners of the stolen bikes.

# bike-theft - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Noteworthy investigations reveal biggest climate emitters and violent bike theft increase
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Noteworthy investigations reveal biggest climate emitters and violent bike theft increase

Jul 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,721 Views 0 Comments

The investigative platform completed four new projects in the past three months, thanks to your contributions.

# bike-theft - Thursday 13 May, 2021

Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months
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Almost 7,000 bicycles have been stolen across Ireland in the last 16 months

Updated May 13th 2021, 1:19 PM 13,090 Views 52 Comments

People who have their bike stolen are asked to report the theft to gardaí as soon as possible.

# bike-theft - Friday 7 May, 2021

1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit
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1 in 100 bikes stolen nationwide in 2020 as Dublin and Limerick cyclists worst hit

May 7th 2021, 10:24 AM 9,739 Views 17 Comments
  • Almost 30,000 bikes were stolen over the past five years, with an average of 70% of thefts occurring in Dublin, writes Noteworthy reporter Maria Delaney
  • While violent bike thefts increased by 65% in 2020, overall bike thefts were almost unchanged nationally
  • Provisional figures "suggest a marked decrease" in bike thefts up to March this year

# bike-theft - Thursday 6 May, 2021

‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year
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# Stolen Wheels

‘Eight teens were kicking him’: Violent bike and scooter thefts up 65% last year

May 6th 2021, 12:01 AM 53,648 Views 46 Comments
  • There was a 65% increase in aggravated bike and scooter thefts in 2020, reports Maria Delaney in the first part of Noteworthy's bike theft investigation.
  • Cyclists at Luas stops were targeted by gangs over the past month
  • A rise in anti-social behaviour linked to the pandemic is being blamed for an increase in attacks

# bike-theft - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'
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# Stolen Wheels

Opinion: 'Once a bike is stolen it's unlikely you’ll get it back'

Jan 16th 2021, 7:01 PM 32,884 Views 67 Comments

The serial number is reported to Gardaí for only one in 16 stolen bikes, writes Dublin Cycling Campaign’s David Timoney.

# bike-theft - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Man arrested over theft of 116 bicycles worth around €250k
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Man arrested over theft of 116 bicycles worth around €250k

Aug 29th 2020, 10:37 AM 79,839 Views 58 Comments

Over €100k in cash has also been frozen.

# bike-theft - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Lithuanian crime gang suspected of carrying out multi-million bicycle theft racket
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Lithuanian crime gang suspected of carrying out multi-million bicycle theft racket

Feb 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 69,302 Views 80 Comments

The gang is also linked to a €250k bicycle seizure made by gardaí in Dublin at the end of last year.

# bike-theft - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Organised criminals using fitness apps to track expensive bicycles and equipment, gardaí believe
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# Mugging Gangs

Organised criminals using fitness apps to track expensive bicycles and equipment, gardaí believe

Jan 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 61,638 Views 49 Comments

In particular, areas around the Sally Gap in Wicklow, Lamb’s Cross, Stepaside and Djouce have all been targeted.

# bike-theft - Sunday 5 January, 2020

More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved
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More than 18,000 bikes were stolen over three years - but just 11% were retrieved

Jan 5th 2020, 6:30 AM 9,910 Views 21 Comments

There are calls for the gardaí to do more to tackle bike theft.

# bike-theft - Friday 27 December, 2019

€250,000 worth of stolen bikes seized at allotment in Dublin
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# Braking News

€250,000 worth of stolen bikes seized at allotment in Dublin

Dec 27th 2019, 12:04 PM 98,177 Views 45 Comments

Gardaí seized the bikes following a search yesterday.

# bike-theft - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016
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# LOCK IT OR LOSE IT

Almost €2 million worth of bicycles stolen around the country since 2016

Sep 6th 2018, 10:57 AM 18,112 Views 54 Comments

Friday is statistically the most common day for bikes to be stolen.

# bike-theft - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Man jailed for smashing cyclist in the face with U-lock before robbing his bike
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Man jailed for smashing cyclist in the face with U-lock before robbing his bike

Apr 16th 2015, 10:44 PM 29,717 Views 79 Comments

He was also found guilty of assaulting a garda and sentenced to five years in prison.

# bike-theft - Monday 26 January, 2015

Soundest bike thief ever returns bike, leaves excellent apology note
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# So Sorry

Soundest bike thief ever returns bike, leaves excellent apology note

Jan 26th 2015, 10:00 PM 9,678 Views 0 Comments

“10/10. Would steal again.”

# bike-theft - Friday 21 November, 2014

Vintage bike stolen outside Ranelagh shop highlights soaring bike theft problem
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Vintage bike stolen outside Ranelagh shop highlights soaring bike theft problem

Nov 21st 2014, 4:06 PM 23,018 Views 67 Comments

Almost 4,500 bicycles were reported stolen in Dublin last year alone.

# bike-theft - Friday 25 October, 2013

Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre
# The Bicycle Thieves
# The Bicycle Thieves

Video shows teens taking a bike in Dublin city centre

Oct 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 44,519 Views 116 Comments

This demonstrates just how easy it is.

# bike-theft - Sunday 22 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 73 Views 2 Comments

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