Cavan and Monaghan has seen a 9% decrease in burglaries.
That's according to recent CSO recorded crime statistics that revealed the downward trend of in break-ins across the region
210 burglaries occurred from April 2022 to March of this year across Cavan and Monaghan.
Nationally the crime statistics showed that the number of burglaries recorded nationwide in the 12 months to March 2023 has remained unchanged compared to the previous 12 months.
PhoneWatch Ireland carried out there yearly survey revealing that 3 out of 4 Irish homeowners are concerned about a break-in in their homes, with over a third feeling worried when home alone.
The time of year has a huge impact on how safe people feel according to the alarm company, with over half feeling least protected throughout the winter months and 64% feeling particularly unsafe at night-time.