Tourist vehicles targeted during spate of break-ins
Over a seven day period four vehicles belonging to tourists visiting County Wicklow were damaged while parked in scenic locations.
Three vehicles parked in Brittas Bay had windows smashed by thieves hoping to gain access to any contents inside the vehicles. Two of the cars belonged to separate groups of German tourists.
A vehicle belonging to a Waterford family was targeted while parked in the Shay Elliott car park and a handbag was stolen.
On Sunday, visitors from Northern Ireland returned to their car parked at St Kevin's Church, Laragh, having attending mass to find the back window smashed. Cash, a mobile phone, passport and other important documents were all missing.