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#Vandalism

# vandalism - Friday 2 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders Tensions

Free Derry sign graffitied with support for British soldier facing prosecution for Bloody Sunday murders

Soldier F is set to be charged with the murder of two people killed on Bloody Sunday in 1972.

# vandalism - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight Tramore Valley Park

Garda investigation launched after newly opened Cork park vandalised overnight

Substantial damage was caused to a green area in Tramore Valley Park on South Douglas Road.

# vandalism - Monday 25 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin Vandalism

Head of 800-year-old mummy stolen from crypt of St Michan's Church in Dublin

The Church of Ireland said the crypt was badly damaged by vandals.

# vandalism - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo' Florida

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

# vandalism - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month HIGHGATE CEMETERY

'Senseless. Stupid. Ignorant': Karl Marx memorial in London vandalised for second time this month

Red paint was thrown over the tomb of the 19th century philosopher.

# vandalism - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'A juvenile act': World War I sculpture cleaned up after being vandalised with paint overnight Stephens Green Park

'A juvenile act': World War I sculpture cleaned up after being vandalised with paint overnight

“I’d be very sad about it, and the ignorance of people,” one passer-by said.

# vandalism - Friday 17 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised Mayo

Garda probe after memorial to Mayo murder victim vandalised

Gardaí are investigating.

# vandalism - Friday 6 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign Victoria Road

Republican group stages 'action against colonialism' by spraying over 'Victoria' on Dublin street sign

It began this campaign by painting over at least three signs on Victoria Road in Killiney in south Dublin.

# vandalism - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment Kishoge

Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment

Delays of up to 90 minutes were expected this evening.

# vandalism - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PSNI launches investigation into vandalism of iconic Game of Thrones location in Antrim Dark Hedges

PSNI launches investigation into vandalism of iconic Game of Thrones location in Antrim

Paint has been sprayed on road signs in the vicinity of the Dark Hedges in Antrim.

# vandalism - Friday 23 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork Mallow

'There's outrage and rightly so': Defibrillator vandalised for the second time in six months in Cork

Willie Walsh from Mallow Search and Rescue called it a “complete act of reckless vandalism”.

# vandalism - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George Homophobic Attack

Man (24) acquitted of drawing homophobic graffiti and swastika on The George

Eoin Berkeley had pleaded not guilty to causing criminal damage.

# vandalism - Thursday 4 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street St Joseph's Street

Investigation launched after life-saving defibrillator 'smashed' on Limerick street

The medical device is worth in the region of €2,000, and had been made available on the public street following a local fundraising drive.

# vandalism - Monday 4 December, 2017

Vandals destroy Messi statue for the second time this year

The Barcelona forward’s legs were cut off.

# vandalism - Saturday 4 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo Poppies

Memorial to Irish people who died in wars damaged in Sligo

Poppy wreaths were placed in Rosses Point ahead of Remembrance Day next weekend.

# vandalism - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail Vandalism

Proposed legislation could see people who damage life-saving equipment sent to jail

A defibrillator in Mallow was vandalised over the weekend.

# vandalism - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested' Column

Dublin street art: 'We would work as fast as we could to avoid getting caught and arrested'

Street art has emerged from the shadows and is now firmly in the mainstream, writes Dublin street artist Solus.

# vandalism - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie €1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast Writing On The Wall

€1 million spent on graffiti removal in Dublin city every year - but it's not disappearing fast

The south east area of the city received the most complaints about graffiti every year.

# vandalism - Monday 11 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital Mater Hospital

Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital

The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.

# vandalism - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system Balgaddy

Vandalism in south Dublin continues despite €20,000 investment in CCTV system

The council recently spent €20,000 on the security set-up.

# vandalism - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb Vandalism

'We could have been killed': Locals worried about number of fires being set in north Dublin suburb

The most recent fire was in a wheelie bin outside a woman’s house – it caused extensive damage to her windows and the exterior wall.

# vandalism - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks Holy Rosary Church

'It's insidious behaviour': Limerick church vandalised for a third time in two weeks

The Church of Our Lady of the Rosary has had its windows broken and lead flashing removed from the building.

# vandalism - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC Spray Paint

Abraham Lincoln Memorial defaced in Washington DC

The graffiti appeared to say ‘F*** law’.

# vandalism - Friday 11 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Locals in Cork baffled after road signs defaced with rude words and pictures Members Only

Locals in Cork baffled after road signs defaced with rude words and pictures

“It’s not nice to look at and is wasting the council’s time and resources.”

# vandalism - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Schull locals angered after village sculpture destroyed in night of 'absolute chaos' Cork

Schull locals angered after village sculpture destroyed in night of 'absolute chaos'

Parts of the tourism town of Schull in Cork were left covered in rubbish this morning.

# vandalism - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site Belfast

Police attacked in Belfast after removal of wood from nationalist bonfire site

A number of cars were torched by youths and petrol bombs were thrown at police.

# vandalism - Monday 24 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Locals angry anti-graffiti paint wasn't used on new cycle bridge that has already been vandalised North Strand

Locals angry anti-graffiti paint wasn't used on new cycle bridge that has already been vandalised

Dublin City Council said anti-graffiti paint was successful when it was used on Stoney Road in East Wall.

# vandalism - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after scaling M50 toll bridge and causing €100k damage Toll-y Moly

Man arrested after scaling M50 toll bridge and causing €100k damage

The man was arrested last night.

# vandalism - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Pure mindless imbecility': Memorial for Limerick politician stolen 24 hours before its unveiling Joe Crowley

'Pure mindless imbecility': Memorial for Limerick politician stolen 24 hours before its unveiling

Joe Crowley’s family condemned the theft as a “mindless act” of vandalism.

# vandalism - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying Ballybrit

Window smashed in Galway mosque while people inside praying

Imam Ibrahim Noonan said people were upset by the incident.

# vandalism - Monday 22 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man (23) appears in court charged in relation to vandalism of The George Eoin Berkeley

Man (23) appears in court charged in relation to vandalism of The George

Derogatory language and the Nazi swastika symbol were daubed in chalk in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# vandalism - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly' Cork

'I'm between nearly crying and nearly killing someone, quite honestly'

Vandals have caused over €1,500 worth of damage at a centre for those with physical disabilities.

# vandalism - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family' Criminal Damage

Man charged with grave vandalism told to 'stay away from Glasnevin and de Valera family'

John Moore told Gardaí “I had a hammer” after his arrest at Glasnevin Cemetery.

# vandalism - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

# vandalism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Three men caught on camera destroying €2,000 defibrillator Investigation

Three men caught on camera destroying €2,000 defibrillator

Gardaí in Arklow are investigating.

# vandalism - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised Abortion

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

# vandalism - Friday 22 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Donegal school to install CCTV after 'human excrement left in classroom' Horrible

Donegal school to install CCTV after 'human excrement left in classroom'

Ayr Hill National School in Ramelton has been the target of a string of anti-social behaviour incidents in recent weeks.

# vandalism - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Vandals attack gravestone of W.T. Cosgrave Goldenbridge Cemetery

Vandals attack gravestone of W.T. Cosgrave

The cemetery has been subjected to vandalism in the past.

# vandalism - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

'Substantial damage' caused to Dundalk's Oriel Park after overnight robbery

A Gardai investigation is underway.

# vandalism - Monday 18 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died Radical Messages

Jewish extremists vandalise church where Virgin Mary is said to have died

The graffiti included threats of violence, messages degrading Jesus and a call for Christians to “go to hell”.

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