Gardaí are urging homeowners to be vigilant when securing their homes as there has been a spate of burglaries recently. Homeowners are being encouraged to install an alarm system. A house in Firies was broken into via the back door on Thursday July 23 between 9am and 5.40pm. A sum of cash was taken during the break-in. Meanwhile, a house in Fossa was broken into on Friday, July 24 between 12.45pm and 2.15pm. The thieves entered via a rear window and some items were taken. The childcare centre at Lios Rua, Cahermoneen, was broken into between 5pm on July 20 and 8am on July 21st. Entry was gained via the emergency side doors, nothing was stolen during the break-in. Between 6pm on Friday, July 24th and Saturday, July 25th at 7am, the Liscahane Garden Centre near Ardfert was broken into. Staying in Ardfert, a house was broken into by forcing open a rear window and a sum of cash was taken between 5.30pm and 7.30pm last Friday, July 24. Gardaí in Tralee are looking for information. A house in the Killorglin area was broken into between July 21 and July 24 where a sum of cash and jewellery was taken. Gardai in Killorglin are looking for information. Finally a house in the Duagh area was broken into on July 23 between 8.30am and 2pm. The burglars gained entry through the rear of the house and while the home was ransacked, nothing was taken. Gardai in Listowel are looking for information.