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#Burglars

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

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

Mar 10th 2016, 5:23 PM 38,744 Views 91 Comments

One man’s farm has been targeted six times.

Burglars caught in the act by pizzeria owner, hide in toilet and call police to come rescue them
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# 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 16,926 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”.

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

Jan 6th 2016, 10:13 PM 58,521 Views 57 Comments

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

This taco shop trolled burglars by turning footage of the robbery into an ad
# Taco Thieves
# 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.

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

Sep 8th 2015, 7:40 PM 20,083 Views 89 Comments

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

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

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

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

May 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 47,221 Views 44 Comments

The men who know best…

Two owls stolen in overnight open farm robbery
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Two owls stolen in overnight open farm robbery

Feb 6th 2015, 7:27 PM 13,856 Views 36 Comments

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

Five men arrested over burglaries in Tipperary area
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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 hold knife to 15-month-old baby before stealing cash and jewellery
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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.

Homeowner punched in face and tied up by burglars
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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…

Three missing parrots (and stolen washing powder) found during police searches
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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 return computer after stealing from a disabled woman
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Burglars return computer after stealing from a disabled woman

May 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 24,382 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 11:55 AM 18,932 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.

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

Feb 14th 2014, 11:06 AM 10,000 Views 28 Comments

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

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
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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.

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

Man tied up as home is robbed by burglars in Galway

Mar 23rd 2013, 2:29 PM 13,709 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.

Do you ignore ringing burglar alarms?
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Do you ignore ringing burglar alarms?

Nov 8th 2012, 5:57 PM 12,832 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.

AA warns: don't broadcast your festive holiday plans online
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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 alert police to man's child porn images
# Turned In
# Turned In

Burglars alert police to man's child porn images

Oct 9th 2011, 12:39 PM 2,869 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.

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