September 30, 2023

Burglars make off with equipment from sports club in South Kilkenny

A sports club which caters for over 200 people, and many young people in South Kilkenny, was targeted by burglars who made off with grounds maintenance equipment.

Burglars broke into a storage unit at the Carrick-on-Suir Rugby club in Tybroughney, county Kilkenny sometime after a training session on Tuesday, March 10.

At 10am the following morning, Wednesday, March 11, a club member discovered that a window to the rear of the clubhouse had been smashed but the burglars failed to gain entry. However, the burglars did manage to break into a storage unit beside the clubhouse and made off with equipment need for the maintenance of the pitches.

This is the latest in a series of incidents in the area around Piltown and Mooncoin where family homes and businesses have been targeted by burglars.

Anyone with information, or who may have noticed anything suspicious in the area at that time is asked to contact Mooncoin Garda Station on 051 895 122.

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