There has been at least one break in to parked cars in the county each day this month.

The Facebook post below from Meath Crime Prevention suggests that tourist locations are been targeted.

Aontú East Meath representative Peter Whelan told Meath Live, ‘I have been going on about this issue for number of years now, and these figures show there are thefts on a daily basis.

‘I have been advocating that CCTV cameras should be installed at such locations and this post illustrates the urgency with which that needs to be done

‘Failte Ireland spend millions promoting the Boyne valley region on national and international television each year. All I’m asking is to protect these vulnerable tourists from such terrible crimes.’

Gardaí Neary and Danca on patrol at Newgrange. There has been an increase in thefts from parked cars in Meath in the past month. So far, 29 such thefts have occurred since 1st June, many of them in Tourist locations and Beauty spots during daytime hours.
If visiting such a location, make sure that your car is locked and that there is no property left on display. If you see suspicions any activity in these areas call Gardaí immediately.