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#Metal Theft

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Foreign criminals flying into Ireland to steal ESB cables, beer kegs, road signs and goal posts Metal Theft

Foreign criminals flying into Ireland to steal ESB cables, beer kegs, road signs and goal posts

There have been 48 live line thefts already this year and 43 break-ins at ESB substations.

From TheJournal.ie More than 8,000 metres of eircom cable stolen in 2014 Stop Thieves

More than 8,000 metres of eircom cable stolen in 2014

Irish Rail and the Luas have also reported a number of cable thefts this year, as gardaí warn numbers are on the rise.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs Metal Theft

Gardaí discover 1000 stolen beer kegs

27 people were arrested during a two-day European day of action against metal theft.

From TheJournal.ie Businesses warned of rise in metal theft Opportunistic

Businesses warned of rise in metal theft

Crimestoppers is giving out advice on how to protect your business.

From TheJournal.ie 25 'travelling criminals' arrested over stolen metal Metal Theft

25 'travelling criminals' arrested over stolen metal

Gardaí carried out 72 searches, 260 checkpoints and 402 targeted patrols into the ongoing investigation of metal theft.

From TheJournal.ie Beer kegs, road signs and goal posts go missing as metal thefts rise Metal

Beer kegs, road signs and goal posts go missing as metal thefts rise

There have also been a number of high profile thefts of precious objects recently, including sculptures and religious relics.

From TheJournal.ie Metal theft crime prevention plan in final stages Metal Theft

Metal theft crime prevention plan in final stages

A plan to reduce the number of metal theft crimes is to be finalised but Mattie McGrath TD says any legislation is 20 years too late.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland recycles equivalent weight of three Dublin Spires in batteries in 2011 Recycling

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

Recycling of electrical items beat European targets last year.