Saturday 25 October 2014

Urn of ashes stolen from house

Published 01/01/2013 | 18:05

Gardai appealed for information after the theft of an urn of ashes from a house in Tallaght

An urn containing ashes has been stolen during a burglary in Dublin.

Gardai have appealed for information following the theft from a house in Deerpark Place, Kiltipper, in Tallaght, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The urn contained the ashes of the householder's mother and father.

It is described as a 6in (15.2cm) square black box with a glass top and two dolphin emblems on one side.

A Garda spokesman said: "Obviously this crime has caused considerable distress to the family and anyone with information should contact Tallaght Garda Station."

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