Galway Gardaí are investigating a series of burglaries in the city over the Bank Holiday weekend, including one incident which saw a homeowner disturb three burglars in his living room.
The break-in occurred on the Upper Fairhill Road, Claddagh on Sunday, 26 October, between 7.20pm and 7.40pm. The owner of the house heard a noise and disturbed three males in the sitting room. The men fled the house through a front window when disturbed and ran the direction of South Park.
Anyone who may have witnessed anyone acting suspiciously in the area or observed three men fleeing the scene is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091-538000.
Gardaí are also investigating a burglary that took place on Friday, 24 October, when a house was broken into between midnight and 6.30am in Lurgan Park on the east side of the city. The culprits gained entry by removing a pane of glass from a back window. A grey Lenovo laptop and two Samsungtablets were taken in the break-in.
Two burglaries also took place over the weekend in Castlelawn Heights on the Headford Road. The first occurred on Saturday, 25 October, between 9pm and 11.45pm, when a large quantity of crystal items and china dolls were taken from a house in the area.
The second burglary in Castlelawn Heights took place between 12noon and 8pm on Sunday, 26 October, when a large quantity of jewellery was taken from a house, including several gold rings.
Anyone who may have witnessed anyone acting suspiciously around the times of these burglaries or anyone who may have been offered for sale any of the items mentioned is asked to contact GalwayGardaí on 091-538000.