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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...

Meeting hears of youth ‘beaten into a pulp’ as local assaults increase

A young man was beaten into a pulp by two men and then kicked while on the ground for no reason, the Laois Joint...
A garda was kicked in the eye at an incident at a checkpoint

Drink driving remains a challenge for gardaí in Laois

Despite a drop of almost 20 percent in drink driving offences in Laois, Chief Superintendent John Scanlon says there is still a way to...

CCTV proposed for Mountmellick Road amid abuse of gardaí

The top garda in the division has witnessed first-hand the abuse from youths causing difficulties in housing estates around the Mountmellick Road, including O’Moore...
Gardai attended the scene

Onlookers stunned as ‘Gardai seize gun from car in Portlaoise’

Stunned shoppers looked on in awe last week as Gardai seized a firearm at Portlaoise's Lyster square during the afternoon. According to the Laois Nationalist,...

Extra gardaí for Portarlington due to concerns over people who moved there

Extra gardaí are to be on duty in Portarlington due to concerns over people who have moved there, Chief Superintendent John Scanlon said this...

Gardai launch appeal after substantial robbery from Portlaoise house

Gardai are appealing for information after a substantial quantity of items were stolen from a house in Portlaoise. Gardai in Portlaoise are investigating a burglary...
Gardaí seized cocaine and a number of other drugs

Level of local cocaine use is ‘mind-boggling’

The level of cocaine use in Portlaoise and throughout the county was labelled as "mind-boggling" by Cllr Willie Aird at the County Laois Joint...
Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Criminal gangs flying in from eastern Europe to rob local businesses

Sophisticated crime gangs are flying in from eastern Europe to rob premises in Laois and other counties, the highest-ranking garda in the division has...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Two Laois teenagers released without charge following alleged assault

Gardai have confirmed that two Laois teenagers, arrested last week in connection with a serious assault, have been released without charge. The pair, one who...

Family ‘over the moon’ as O’Reilly takes major step forward in recovery

Laois footballer Danny O'Reilly has come out of the coma he has been in since the early hours of Monday morning after being assaulted...

Two arrested following Portlaoise daylight assault

Gardai say they have arrested two people following an assault in Portlaoise last month. A man is understood to have undergone surgery for facial injuries...

BREAKING: Two men charged following assault of Laois footballer

Two men have been charged in connection with the assault of Laois senior footballer Daniel O'Reilly. Gardai announced this morning that they had arrested two...

Update: Arrests made following assault of Laois footballer in Carlow

Gardai have arrested two men in connection with the investigation into the assault of Laois footballer Danny O'Reilly in Carlow at the weekend. A Garda...

‘Our thoughts and love are solely with Daniel and his family right now’

Graiguecullen GAA club have issued a heartfelt statement in support of club member Danny O'Reilly, who was assaulted in Carlow in the early hours...

Gardai appealing for information following arson attack in Portarlington

Gardai are appealing for information following an arson attack in Portarlington. Speaking on Midlands 103, Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh revealed that the incident took...

UPDATED: Laois man the victim of a serious assault in Carlow

Gardai have launched an investigation after a young Laois man was viciously assaulted in Carlow last night. The victim, who is believed to be in...
Gardaí seized cocaine and a number of other drugs

€56k worth of cocaine seized in armed raid in Laois

Gardai have sezied a substantial sum of cocaine following a raid at a house in Laois. €56,000 worth of the drug was discovered following a...

Drugs worth an estimated €1.6million discovered in Carlow

Canabis herb with an estimated street value of €1.6 million has been found at a premises in Carlow this evening. A large sum of cash...
Two people have been confirmed as dead after a house fire over night

Gardai investigating following halting site fire in Portarlington

Gardai are investigating following a fire in Portarlington last night. The incident happened in the Woodlands Park halting site before 10pm. This house was previously set...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars

Equipment stolen from Portlaoise building site

A large quantity of tools have been taken from a building site in Portlaoise and Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to come...

Gardai appealing for information as car robbed in Portlaoise

Gardai are appealing for information after a Nissan Qashqai was stolen early this morning in Portlaoise. According to a Garda source, the car was taken...

Cannabis seizure of €230,000 at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre have seized cannabis herb today. Officers, assisted by detector dog Stella, seized a total of 11.5kg of herbal cannabis...

Breaking: Man arrested following shop robbery

Gardaí have arrested a suspect in connection to a shop burglary which took place in Abbeyleix during Storm Emma. A garda spokesperson confirmed that following...

Woman arrested following overnight stabbing

A woman has been arrested following an overnight stabbing. LaoisToday understands that a man was stabbed in the back by a female. Gardai say that there...
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