Gardaí investigate as thieves raid Dublin Parcel Motel facility


An investigation has been launched after a Parcel Motel depot in Lucan was raid by thieves.

The incident happened at the facility on the Newcastle Road at around 2am on Monday morning.

The Parcel Motel service allows customers to have their online purchases brought to a designated depot should they not be available at the time the delivery is due to arrive.

Various purchases were stolen after thieves forced open a number of compartments, though exact figures are not yet known.

Customers using the Adamstown depot at the Maxol Service station have been re-directed to the Lucan facility located at Texaco on the N4.

Any customers who had parcels stored at the location have been advised to email the company directly at

A spokesperson for the company said: “For any customers wishing to send a parcel, your label is valid at any other Parcel Motel location in the country.”

“When our Adamstown location is back up and running, we will advise customers to let them know.”

“Apologies for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.”

Garda investigations are ongoing.