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# Vandalism

Last month
March 2024
Ancient tomb site targeted by vandals 'not being protected' by government
This year
2024
Vandalising of monuments 'as much a concern' as climate change impact
Heritage experts warn of the effect of mindless damage as Noteworthy reveals historical sites across Ireland attacked at least 140 times in past three years.
Last year
2023
Ancient passage tomb in Sligo vandalised with words and symbols scratched into stones
Noel Lemass monument vandalised prior to commemoration event on 100th anniversary of his death
Molly Malone statue vandalised for the second time in a week
'Grave concern' for Ireland's national heritage sites as vandalism is on the rise
Molly Malone statue to be cleaned 'as soon as possible' after being vandalised with black paint
Suspected criminal fire at Ballybrack house that was site of anti-immigrant protest and vandalism
Glendalough's ancient Deer Stone monument damaged by fire in act of vandalism
'Most of the paint' removed from Hill of Tara stone after vandalism, says OPW
‘Mindless’ and ‘ugly’ vandalism of 5,000-year-old Hill of Tara standing stone condemned
All time
Concerns mount as fresh wave of vandalism on US power grids
Minister backtracks on comments made about climate activists throwing soup at artworks
Man disguised as woman in a wheelchair arrested after smearing Mona Lisa with cake at Louvre
Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k
Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’
24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves
'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti
Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork
Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders
Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight
Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin
Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month
'A juvenile act': World War I sculpture cleaned up after being vandalised with paint overnight
Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised
Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign
Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment
PSNI launches investigation into vandalism of iconic Game of Thrones location in Antrim
'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork
Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George
Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street
Vandals destroy Messi statue for the second time this year
Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail
Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'
Solus
€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast