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Appeal launched to recover digger stolen in Laois

Gardai have launched an appeal to recover a digger which was stolen in Portlaoise.

The mini-digger was stolen between Saturday 3pm and Monday morning at 7am.

It was being used on the site of the new Glanbia Cheese Factory in Togher in Portlaoise

It belongs to Hinch Plant Hire, a company based in Mountmellick, and is valued at around €15,000.

The digger is an Airman AX 35U-4. It is from 2007 and has a serial number: 1M8D011421.

Anybody with information should contact Portlaoise Garda Station or your nearest Garda Station.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.