Due to the many failures of this government, Dublin and many parts of the country are plagued by an epidemic of burglaries. éirígí Dublin Northeast have worked with communities to highlight this issue by organising public meetings and working with local neighbourhood watch groups.
Speaking about the continued spate of burglaries éirígí Dublin Northeast Representative Ciaran Heaphey said: “This time of year is a particular time when burglaries increase. I would urge residents to be vigilant and to work with other neighbours in your community to be vigilant and keeping homes safe.”
Some Tips to Securing Your Home
- Ensure that doors are locked, windows are shut and securely locked.
-If the entrance to your home is dark consider installing lighting with an infrared detector. Most thieves don’t want to be observed trying to get in a door.
-Have the back door locked when answering the front door, a secure ring chain lock attached to your door handle will increase the security.
-Having a dog is a major deterrent to burglars.
-Tell close neighbours you trust if you plan to be away or expect any deliveries