Donegal has one of highest burglary rates in Ireland

 

Donegal had one of the highest burglary rates in the country last year, bucking the national trend.

According to figures from the Central Statistics Office there was a 16% rise in the number of break-ins reported to Gardai in Donegal in 2019, compared to a 1.1% fall nationally.

Donegal had the third highest increase in Ireland, only tipped by Wicklow and west Dublin.