Crime data suggests home burglary rate is falling

On average one home burglary per day reported to Garda in each of 26 counties

In February, some 892 domestic burglaries were reported to gardaí across the country, a fall of 27% on the same month in 2017.

In February, some 892 domestic burglaries were reported to gardaí across the country, a fall of 27% on the same month in 2017.

Home burglaries have fallen to record low levels in recent months according to previously unpublished crime data.

The new, more detailed, burglary figures show that on average, only one home break-in per day was reported to the Garda in each of the 26 counties during February and March this year.

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