06 Oct 2022

Offaly woman disturbs burglary gang in her home

Gardaí are investigating after an Offaly woman disrupted a burglary in progress at her home this afternoon, Friday, August 11.

The woman contacted authorities when she returned home at around 11:45am to find a gang of four thieves ransacking her house in Ferbane.

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It is not yet known if anything was taken during the raid at a house on Athlone Road. The men made their escape once they had been disturbed by the homeowner.

The four men left the scene in a grey/blue Mazda 4-door car, possibly heading in the direction of Clara.

Gardaí are appealing to the public to report any sightings of the vehicle before or after 11:45am.

Anyone with information can contact Ferbane Garda Station on 090 645 4302 or email

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