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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...

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...
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