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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...

BREAKING: Gardai charge one man following ‘homophobic attack’

Gardai have charged one man in connection with an assault in Portlaoise last month. Collie Aquino Teixeira McQuillan and his husband Gui A McQuillan suffered...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Gardai launch investigation following Mountmellick assault

Gardai have launched an investigation following an assault in a Laois town. Midlands 103 report that a man has been hospitalised following the incident. Gardai are...

Two men beaten with hurls victims of ‘homophobic attack’

The two men who were viciously assaulted with hurls in Laois two weeks ago say they believe they were the victims of a homophobic...

Laois town has become ‘organised crime hub’ – report

One of Laois's largest towns has become a 'hub' for organised crime, according to a report in the Irish Independent. It claims that specialist undercover...

Arrest likely after almost €10,000 of power tools discovered following robbery

Gardai in Portlaoise are investigating after almost €10,000 worth of industrial tools were stolen this week in Portlaoise - and recovered later in a...

Armed gardaí called to deal with terrifying incident in Portlaoise estate

Armed gardaí were on duty at an estate in Portlaoise over the weekend where violence erupted, resulting in one woman being hospitalised with head...

Gardaí urge people to report suspicious activities, not just mention them on social media

A local Sergeant has taken to the airwaves to urge peope to report crimes, not just share the story on Facebook. Laois/Offaly crime prevention officer...

Cash and jewellery stolen in local buglaries

Jewellery and cash were stolen in a number of buglaries across Laois yesterday. Houses were burgled in Ballacolla and Stradbally in the incidents, during which...

1 in 4 burglaries take place in the easiest way possible

Unlocked and unsecured windows and doors are the reason behind 1 in 4 burglaries. "Your typical situation is someone who's rushing out and forgets to...

Gardai investigating after two men assaulted with hurls in Laois

Gardai have launched an investigation after two men were viciously assaulted with hurls in Portlaoise at the weekend. A Garda spokesperson confirmed to LaoisToday that...

One arrested following huge drugs seizure in Laois

One man has been arrested following a drugs seizure yesterday. The incident occurred following a planned search by the task force in Aghaboe, Borris-In-Ossory, Laois. Drugs...

Four men due in court following armed robbery of Carlow shop

Four people arrested by Gardaí investigating the armed robbery of a filling station at Tinryland, Co. Carlow in the early hours of Wednesday morning...

Gardai offer tips to avoid getting burgled while on holidays

We're well into June now and the holiday season is starting to get going. Many of us will pack our bags over the next couple...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

Four arrested after shot fired during filling station raid

Four arrests have been made by Gardaí investigating an armed robbery during which a shot was fired in a filling station on the M9...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Two arrested following massive drugs seizure in Laois town

Gardai have arrested two men following a drug seizure last night. The incident took place at a house in Portarlington. Two men, aged 33 and 30,...

Car broken into on suspected crime spree in Portlaoise last night

Portlaoise residents living along the Dublin road are being asked to contact Gardaí is their vehicle was interfered with or broken into last night...

Woman (20s) arrested after she attempted to drive into three men during incident in...

A woman in her early 20s has been arrested and is being detained in Portlaoise Garda Station following an incident on Monday evening that...

Weapon-wielding masked men strike fear into residents of Laois town

Two men, who brandished baseball bats wrapped in barbed wire, caused a serious disturbance last night in Portlaoise which left residence fearing for their...

Gardai seize large quantity of drugs and make arrests in Carlow

Gardaí have arrested two men and seized a quantity of drugs in Carlow on the May 23 2018. Gardaí on routine patrol at Rochfort Manor,...

Gardaí appeal for increased security after number of burglaries in Killeshin and Ballylinan

As a number of sheds and properties were broken into in Killeshin and Ballylinan, crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh has urged people to increase...

Gardai appeal for information following armed robbery in Portlaoise

Gardai are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a petrol station in Portlaoise. The incident happened on Sunday May 13 at 6.15pm in...

Appeal for information following robbery from Laois construction yard

The victims of a robbery over the weekend have launched an appeal for people in catching the culprits. The incident took place in Ballyfoyle, Mageny...
Gardaí are on the scene following the incident

Gardai launch appeal after van leaves scene of Laois crash

Gardai are appealing for information following an incident in Portarlington overnight. Gardai say there was a road traffic collision on Portlaoise Road/Foxcroft Street in Portarlington on...

One detained after overnight robberies in Portlaoise

Gardaí have detained one person after two overnight robberies in Portlaoise. The incidents took place overnight and the person, who is a male, was arrested...

12 year jail sentence for Jihadi who drove over Laois man in the UK

A 12 year prison sentence was imposed yesterday in the UK on a Jihadi sympathiser who drove over a Mountmellick man in Birmingham, causing...

‘People are coming out in their pyjamas to go and buy drugs’ according to...

"People are going out in their pyjamas to go and buy drugs" that was the claim of Laois TD Brian Stanley, at the Laois...

Portlaoise AFC club grounds vandalised in ‘infuriating’ attack

Portlaoise AFC soccer club was the victim of a break in last night. The attack came just a short few hours after Ger Dunne's senior...
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