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Gardaí appeal to find stolen vehicle after woman assaulted by gang in Laois

A violent assault involving three men has left a woman in hospital. According to Carlow Live, the assault took place in her home in Killeshin, Co...

Gardaí issue handy tips on how to stay safe this Christmas

Over on the Garda Síochána Laois Offaly Facebook page, they have offered some easy - but often forgotten - tips on how to stay...
Gardai appealing for witnesses to the act of vandalism to contact them

Gardaí warn of rental scam doing the rounds to trick people out of money

Gardaí have issued a warning about unsolicited emails which appear to be part of a rental scam to deceive people into handing over deposits on...
Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Significant decrease in burglaries in Laois

Property crime has dropped by almost 15% in Laois according to the latest garda figures. There were 333 reported thefts and burglaries in the county...

Number of minor assaults in Laois rising

The number of minor assaults in Laois has risen, while the number of serious assaults has dropped. According to latest garda figures, the number of...

Gardai appeal for information following hit and run in Portlaoise

Portlaoise Gardai are making an appeal for information following a hit and run in the tow on Monday of this week. "At around 1pm on...

Gardai investigating after forestry workers discover body of missing man outside Portlaoise

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of the body of a man in Straboe outside Portlaoise on Tuesday morning.  At 8.55am on Tuesday, Gardaí received...

Thirteen year old girl hospitalised after alleged attack

An alleged assault on a Portlaoise teenager is now being investigated by Gardaí. The incident happened at a shopping centre in the town last Saturday. A...
Gardaí seized cocaine and a number of other drugs

“Anyone who thinks Laois doesn’t have a drug problem is an ostrich” says Chief...

408 of 447 drugs possession arrests that happened between July and September this year took place at the Electric Picnic. The popular festival also saw...

Five of Ireland’s most violent criminals set to come to Portlaoise

Five of Ireland's most violent criminals will be moved to the new high security unit in the Midlands prison, Portlaoise. They will be the first...

Victim of attempted home burglary launches appeal to catch assailants

Gardaí are searching for three male suspects in a dark grey Audi A4 after they attempted to rob a house with a lone female...

Gardaí issue renewed appeal after attack at knifepoint against two people in Portlaoise

Gardai in Portlaoise have renewed their appeal for information after two people were robbed during an attack where a knife was produced last Saturday...

Gardai appealing for information after two people attacked at knife point in Portlaoise

Gardai in Portlaoise are appealing for information after two people were robbed during which a knife was produced on Saturday evening. During the incident a...

Appeal launched to find stolen car in Laois

An appeal has been launched to find a car which was stolen in Laois. Portlaoise native Martina Graham discovered this morning that her car had...

Revenue seize drugs worth over €160,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized over 7kg of herbal cannabis as a result of routine profiling at the premises today. The illegal drugs...

Revenue seize drugs worth €249,000 in Portlaoise

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized over 12kg of Mitragynine powder, a controlled drug under the Misuse of Drugs Acts. The illegal drugs were...

Attempted burglary stopped in the nick of time by local efforts

One Laois resident can now add 'crimestopper' to their resume. An attempted burglary in Laois was halted last night due to the efforts of those...

Gardai can track abusive phone calls

Menacing phone calls can be traced by gardai, even if they are made from private phone numbers. The reassurance was given by Chief Superintendent John...

Indecent exposure incident in Portlaoise being investigated

Gardaí are investigating an incident of indecent exposure in Portlaoise yesterday. According to the Garda Press Office, Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred in a...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

BREAKING: Gardai investigating following ‘stabbing incident’ in Portlaoise

Gardai have launched an investigation after a stabbing incident in Laois last night. The Irish Independent are reporting that the incident occurred in Portlaoise last...

Laois premises searched in suspected €14.6 million money laundering scam

Gardai have announced that a major search operation is underway this morning into a money laundering operation. They have begun searching 15 premises in different...

Two charged as €50,000 of cocaine seized near Laois town

Two men were arrested at the scene of a cocaine seizure in Laois have been charged. Gardai recovered a quantity of cocaine believed to be...

Breaking: €50,000 of cocaine seized near Laois town

Gardai recovered a quantity of cocaine believed to be worth in the region of €50,000 near Abbeyleix last night, Thursday, August 16. Two men were...

Portlaoise AFC struck by vandalism yet again as fire brigade attends ‘infuriating’ attacks

A tremendously successful and enjoyable weekend at Rossleighan soccer grounds has been marred by the careless act of vandals on Sunday evening. On Sunday night,...

€150,000 worth of unstamped cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol seized by Revenue in Laois

Revenue Officers have seized over 192,000 unstamped cigarettes, 10kgs of tobacco and over 1,960 litres of alcohol worth €150,000 at a house in Laois. Officers...

Superintendent believes we have ‘no problem’ with hate crimes in Laois

Superintendent Anthony Petit has said he doesn't believe we have a problem with hate crimes in Laois. Following news of two arrests made in connection...

Man re-arrested following tragic death of Abbeyleix teenager in car accident

A man has been re-arrested in relation to the case of a young Abbeyleix teenager who was tragically killed in a car accident last...

Gardai urge young men to “Use Your Brain, Not Your Fists”

An Garda Síochána has appealed to young men to "Use Your Brain Not Your Fists” and think of the consequences for themselves and others...

CAB investigating suspected Laois criminals

The Criminal Assets Bureau (CAB) is currently investigating two suspected criminals in Laois. A further 7 preliminary investigations are underway on people in the county...

Dramatic rise of thefts in Laois

Thefts in Laois jumped from 75 up to 132 in the last three months, when compared with the second quarter of 2017, latest garda...
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