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26/10/2021

Gardaí are expected increase in burglaries as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Gardaí are expected increase in burglaries as Covid-19 restrictions ease

Gardaí say they are expecting an increase in burglaries across the nation as Covid-19 restrictions ease and it gets darker sooner. 

An article in the Irish Independent, by Ken Foy, reads: "Gardaí said that with the “darker nights fast approaching” and the easing of Covid restrictions, homes are less likely to be continually occupied, so a general increase in burglaries nationwide is to be expected." 

Less burglaries were recorded as people remained in their homes during the pandemic. 

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