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Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised
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Mural of activist Greta Thunberg in Dublin city centre vandalised

Mar 3rd 2021, 2:45 PM 45,442 Views 96 Comments

The mural is painted on a wall on Chancery Street.

Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight
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Investigation underway after 20 bins set alight in Dublin overnight

Mar 26th 2020, 1:30 PM 71,513 Views 80 Comments

Gardaí said no injuries were reported in the incident.

Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’
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Banksy's Valentine's Day mural in Bristol covered up following ‘mindless vandalism’

Feb 16th 2020, 5:06 PM 67,765 Views 30 Comments

The elusive artist had confirmed he was behind the piece by posting two images of it on social media.

24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves
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24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves

Jan 6th 2020, 2:41 PM 21,097 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident in which 20 headstones were knocked off their plinths.

'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti
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'Blatant disrespect': David Attenborough mural vandalised with 'climate hoax' graffiti

Dec 24th 2019, 4:13 PM 36,971 Views 27 Comments

Dublin City Council ordered the removal of the mural early this year.

Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork
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Vandals drill through 88 solar-powered lights in Co Cork

Aug 20th 2019, 10:16 PM 74,150 Views 72 Comments

The lights cost over €4,500 to install last month.

Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders
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Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders

Aug 2nd 2019, 3:57 PM 31,398 Views 0 Comments

Soldier F is set to be charged with the murder of two people killed on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight
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Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight

Jun 5th 2019, 5:46 PM 67,203 Views 65 Comments

Substantial damage was caused to a green area in Tramore Valley Park on South Douglas Road.

Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin
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Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin

Feb 25th 2019, 3:44 PM 86,025 Views 63 Comments

The Church of Ireland said the crypt was badly damaged by vandals.

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
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Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:44 AM 33,951 Views 51 Comments

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month
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'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month

Feb 16th 2019, 7:13 PM 28,862 Views 70 Comments

Red paint was thrown over the tomb of the 19th century philosopher.

'A juvenile act': World War I sculpture cleaned up after being vandalised with paint overnight
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'A juvenile act': World War I sculpture cleaned up after being vandalised with paint overnight

Updated Nov 22nd 2018, 8:07 PM 47,604 Views 136 Comments

“I’d be very sad about it, and the ignorance of people,” one passer-by said.

Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised
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Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised

Aug 17th 2018, 7:43 PM 37,848 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí are investigating.

Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign
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Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign

Jul 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 22,881 Views 97 Comments

It began this campaign by painting over at least three signs on Victoria Road in Killiney in south Dublin.

Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment
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Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment

May 12th 2018, 7:25 PM 32,738 Views 46 Comments

Delays of up to 90 minutes were expected this evening.

PSNI launches investigation into vandalism of iconic Game of Thrones location in Antrim
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PSNI launches investigation into vandalism of iconic Game of Thrones location in Antrim

Apr 3rd 2018, 1:34 PM 27,552 Views 14 Comments

Paint has been sprayed on road signs in the vicinity of the Dark Hedges in Antrim.

'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork
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'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork

Mar 23rd 2018, 3:23 PM 14,819 Views 34 Comments

Willie Walsh from Mallow Search and Rescue called it a “complete act of reckless vandalism”.

Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George
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Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George

Feb 2nd 2018, 3:24 PM 24,503 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Berkeley had pleaded not guilty to causing criminal damage.

Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street
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Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street

Jan 4th 2018, 3:00 PM 20,498 Views 23 Comments

The medical device is worth in the region of €2,000, and had been made available on the public street following a local fundraising drive.

Vandals destroy Messi statue for the second time this year
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Vandals destroy Messi statue for the second time this year

Dec 4th 2017, 11:02 PM 12,771 Views 14 Comments

The Barcelona forward’s legs were cut off.

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo
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Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:10 PM 25,076 Views 112 Comments

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail
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Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail

Oct 10th 2017, 11:40 AM 10,831 Views 44 Comments

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'
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Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'

Sep 21st 2017, 7:30 PM 7,845 Views 38 Comments

Street art has emerged from the shadows and is now firmly in the mainstream, writes Dublin street artist Solus.

€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast
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€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast

Sep 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 8,882 Views 45 Comments

The south east area of the city received the most complaints about graffiti every year.

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital
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Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

Sep 11th 2017, 8:02 PM 24,170 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system
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Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system

Sep 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 43,261 Views 48 Comments

The council recently spent €20,000 on the security set-up.

'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb
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'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb

Aug 31st 2017, 12:05 AM 37,296 Views 21 Comments

The most recent fire was in a wheelie bin outside a woman’s house – it caused extensive damage to her windows and the exterior wall.

'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks
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'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks

Aug 30th 2017, 4:33 PM 14,292 Views 23 Comments

The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary has had its windows broken and lead flashing removed from the building.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

Aug 16th 2017, 10:04 AM 25,579 Views 132 Comments

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

Locals in Cork baffled after road signs defaced with rude words and pictures
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Locals in Cork baffled after road signs defaced with rude words and pictures

Aug 11th 2017, 1:43 PM 53,298 Views 45 Comments

“It’s not nice to look at and is wasting the council’s time and resources.”

Schull locals angered after village sculpture destroyed in night of 'absolute chaos'
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Schull locals angered after village sculpture destroyed in night of 'absolute chaos'

Aug 10th 2017, 1:03 PM 75,793 Views 83 Comments

Parts of the tourism town of Schull in Cork were left covered in rubbish this morning.

Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site
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Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site

Aug 8th 2017, 8:15 AM 12,315 Views 42 Comments

A number of cars were torched by youths and petrol bombs were thrown at police.

Locals angry anti-graffiti paint wasn't used on new cycle bridge that has already been vandalised
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Locals angry anti-graffiti paint wasn't used on new cycle bridge that has already been vandalised

Jul 24th 2017, 6:10 AM 21,567 Views 45 Comments

Dublin City Council said anti-graffiti paint was successful when it was used on Stoney Road in East Wall.

Man arrested after scaling M50 toll bridge and causing €100k damage
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Man arrested after scaling M50 toll bridge and causing €100k damage

Jun 17th 2017, 12:28 PM 45,597 Views 89 Comments

The man was arrested last night.

'Pure mindless imbecility': Memorial for Limerick politician stolen 24 hours before its unveiling
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'Pure mindless imbecility': Memorial for Limerick politician stolen 24 hours before its unveiling

Jun 7th 2017, 2:17 PM 21,781 Views 26 Comments

Joe Crowley’s family condemned the theft as a “mindless act” of vandalism.

Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying
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Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying

Jun 6th 2017, 3:20 PM 26,456 Views 210 Comments

Imam Ibrahim Noonan said people were upset by the incident.

Man (23) appears in court charged in relation to vandalism of The George
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Man (23) appears in court charged in relation to vandalism of The George

May 22nd 2017, 11:50 AM 20,146 Views 0 Comments

Derogatory language and the Nazi swastika symbol were daubed in chalk in the early hours of Saturday morning.

'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly'
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'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly'

May 8th 2017, 3:37 PM 80,630 Views 33 Comments

Vandals have caused over €1,500 worth of damage at a centre for those with physical disabilities.

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'
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Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'

Jan 26th 2017, 12:57 PM 13,237 Views 0 Comments

John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina
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Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

Jan 11th 2017, 9:36 AM 6,438 Views 8 Comments

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

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