Gardaí recover stolen designer sunglasses after theft at Dublin Airport

Suspect identified on CCTV but had departed on flight to Birmingham

Gardaí at Dublin Airport responded to a reported theft of items worth over €900 from a store in Terminal One on Sunday morning.

A suspect was identified via CCTV but it was later discovered he had already departed on a flight to Birmingham Airport.

An Garda Síochána then contacted police in Birmingham, providing the suspect’s details and a description of the stolen goods, which are reported to have been three pairs of designer sunglasses.

Police greeted the suspect off the plane and conducted a search and recovered the stolen items, which were then returned to the store via Aer Lingus crew on the EI3265 flight.


The suspect was then arrested by UK police.

Ellen O’Donoghue

Ellen O’Donoghue

Ellen O'Donoghue is an Irish Times journalist