Increase in metal theft from holiday homes

Increase in metal theft from holiday homes

Metal theft is on the increase in Ireland. This is mainly due to the ever soaring value of scrap metal. Initially this epidemic has only struck building sites and other public works where there was an abundance of scrap. But now with the slow down in the building trade thieves have sought other targets, the easiest of which being unoccupied holiday homes. The price of scrap metal has risen dramatically in the past two years with the value of...

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