€30K Stolen In Pub Raid After Dublin Kerry-Match
Published on Sep 5 2013 8:49 AM in Pub/Bar/Nightclub
More than €30,000 was stolen from a pub in the East Wall area, Seabank House, after the Croke Park showdown between Dublin and Kerry last Sunday afternoon.
Seabank House, located less than 2km from Croke Park, is a local favourite for Dublin matches, and it is understood that the pub had enjoyed a major sales boost over the weekend due to the game.
Two men wearing balaclavas – one armed with a handgun and the other with a large knife – raided the bar shortly before 1am on Monday.
A staff member at the Seabank House was forced to open a safe at the back of the premises, where raiders then took over €30,000. Another barman was threatened with a handgun as the cash was stolen.
Detectives are also investigating if the two men involved in the robbery were connected with a second attempted raid also in the East Wall area on Monday night.