Category Archives: Security Tips

Lock up Light up

An Garda Siochana (‘AGS’) released some updated crime statistics to reflect the impact of Operation Thor which was launched to tackle domestic burglaries which was launched on 2nd November 2015.   Since then domestic burglaries have fallen nationally by approximately 30%. However as we … Continue reading

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Bogus Trades and Collections

This week I attened a meeting with the community policing unit and some of the other local Neighbourhood watch associations.     The news on crime levels in the area is positive with a reduction in the last number of months over prior years … Continue reading

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Let’s make it a happy return from holidays!

Holiday time is here for many of us (at least between the showers).   With even the best holidays it is always good to come home and it is always a relief to open the front door to a house that is … Continue reading

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Watch those Open Windows!

With the current humid weather many of us will have open windows front and back to get some air flowing through the house. While this solves an air conditioning problem for us it also presents a world of opportunity for … Continue reading

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Doing a job for your neighbour!

As the days get a little longer and brighter our thoughts may start coming around to getting the garden in shape, cleaning paths, gutters, pruning trees or removing rubbish from the garden. With that also comes the callers to our … Continue reading

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Even the burglars have given up on their new year resolutions

Aside some noisy weather related visitors named Desmond, Eva, Frank and Gertrude it has thankfully been a reasonably quiet Christmas and January. Quiet is something that we are very happy to report on but it is important that we maintain our awareness of … Continue reading

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Winter Security

With the arrival of the darker evenings the opportunity for burglars to act under the cover of darkness increases.  This should be a signal to us to increase our efforts to take measures to secure our homes and look out for each other … Continue reading

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