Athlone Gardai investigating number of domestic burglaries

Gardai in Athlone are investigating a number of attempted burglaries in the town.

€500 worth of damage was done to the front door of a home in the Auburn Heights area between late on Thursday night and Friday morning.

The house was unoccupied at the time and it’s unclear as of yet what exactly was taken in the raid.


Last Friday evening a house was broken into in the Baylough area and a small amount of cash was taken while Gardai are also seeking the public’s help as they investigate a burglary at a home in Coosan between 3pm and 8pm on Friday.

A rear window was broken to allow the raiders access to the house and a small amount of cash was taken from the bedroom.

Athlone gardai can be contacted on 090-6492609