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After 54 years a new Garda HQ complex confirmed for Portlaoise

A new Garda Divisional headquarters building complex has been announced for Portlaoise. The long overdue breakthrough for the development of a modern and fit-for-purpose Garda...

Horror stories emerging from Laois housing estates

The horrendous incidents from some Laois housing estates revealed this week are so shocking as to seem improbable, implausible, and impossible even. Unfortunately, they are...

Revenue seize drugs worth €27,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mails Centre seized drugs worth €27,000 yesterday. Following routine profiling, 54kgs of khat was seized by officers from a number of...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Garda appeal following ‘sledgehammer’ attack on Laois post office

Gardai have launched an appeal for information following a break in at a post office in Laois. The incident happened sometime between 11.20pm and 11.30pm...

Gardai launch investigation into alleged ‘rape at Electric Picnic’

Gardai have launched an investigation after a teenage girl alleged that she was the victim of rape at the Electric Picnic over the weekend. Yesterday,...

Gardai launch appeal following ransacking of parochial house in Laois

Gardai in Laois have launched an appeal for information after a parochial house in Laois was ransacked. The incident took place in Rath, Ballybrittas on...

Text message scam looking to access bank accounts doing the rounds

An Garda Síochána at the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau wish to alert the Public to an ongoing Text Message Scam focused on gaining...

Laois TD warns that Garda resources will be downgraded as new reforms announced

A Laois TD has said the new reforms announced for An Garda Síochana will result in the downgrading of Garda resources in Laois and...

157 km/h and tests positive for Cannabis – Gardai catch driver on Laois motorway

A motorist in Laois has been tested positive for cannabis - and for doing 157 km/h on the M7 this morning. The Laois-Offaly Garda division...

Teenager arrested in connection with murder of Laois man released without charge

A teenage girl who was arrested on suspicion of murder in relation to the investigation into the whereabouts of Laois man William Delaney has...

Man and woman arrested in relation to suspected murder case

A man and woman have been detained by Gardai this Thursday evening on suspicion of murder in relation to the investigation into the whereabouts...

Dectector dog Sam sniffs out €97,000 worth of illegal drugs in Portlaoise

Yesterday Revenue officers in Portlaoise Mail Centre, assisted by detector dog Sam, seized drugs worth €97,000. In a series of operations arising from routine profiling,...

Gardai launch appeal after knife-wielding teenager charged with attempted robbery in Laois

Gardai are appealing for members of the public to provide information to them after a teenager was charged with attempted robbery following two incidents...

Gardai in Laois appealing for information following theft of Eir cable

Gardaí at Abbeyleix are appealing to the public for their assistance with regard to a number of thefts of Eir cable over the past...

Laois farm equipment stolen in part of €160,000 large-scale regional theft spree

Laois farm technology has been stolen in what is believed to have been a co-ordinated theft of €160,000 worth of John Deere equipment in...

€68,000 worth of cannabis seized in Portlaoise yesterday

Yesterday, Thursday June 6, as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers seized 3.4kgs of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €68,000...

Catalytic converters being stolen from cars in Laois town

Gardai in Portarlington have taken a number of recent reports of catalytic converters being stolen from cars. A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control...

Drugs worth €120,000 seized in Portlaoise

On Monday June 3 Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 6kg of herbal cannabis with an estimated street value of €120,000. The illegal drugs...

Drug driver checkpoints will be in large operation this June Bank Holiday weekend

Drug drivers are set to be the target of this June bank holiday road safety safety campaign. This was announced at the launch of a...

Gardaí appealing to find owners of recently seized power tools and equipment in Laois

Do you recognise any of these items? Gardaí in Portlaoise are endeavouring to identfy the owners of these items which they recenty seized. Gardaí believe that...

Gardai seek information on reckless driving incident in Laois

Gardaí Portlaoise are appealing to a number of motorists that may have witnessed incidents of dangerous driving between 12 midnight and 12.45am last night...

€20,000 worth of drugs found in Portlaoise searches

During an intelligence led operation on Thursday April 18, Revenue officers seized a package containing 1 kilo of herbal cannabis with an estimated street...

Gardai appealing for information following dangerous driving incident in Portarlington

Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing to the public who may have witnessed an incident involving a motorcyclist in Portarlington on Easter Sunday evening. Gardaí are...

Appeal launched after brand new lawnmower stolen in Laois

An appeal has been launched for information after a brand new ride-on lawnmower was stolen in Laois last night. The robbery occurred in the Killeen...

Man arrested following high speed chase in Laois

A man has been arrested following a high speed chase in Laois last night. The Irish Sun are reporting that a man in his 30s...

Gardai launch appeal following theft at school on Laois border

Gardaí at Birr are investigating the theft of lead roofing from Drumakeenan NS, Roscrea which is near the Laois border. The incident happened at the...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Gardai launch investigation after Laois businessman assaulted and robbed

Gardai are investigating an incident which saw a Laois man assaulted and robbed last night. According to RTE News, the incident occurred at a house in...

Gardaí investigating after car broken into in Laois

Following a car being broken into in Laois, Gardaí are investigating the incident. Gardaí are investigating the incident which happened in Capponellan woods near Durrow. It...

Gardaí investigating circumstances of death of man in rural Laois area

Gardai have launched an investigation after a man in his 40s was found dead in Wolfhill in Laois this evening. Close to 100 members of...

Car stopped doing almost 180 km/h outside Portlaoise found with €2k of cocaine

A driver caught doing 174 km/h on the motorway outside Portlaoise today was found to have a large volume of cocaine with him in...
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