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Laois TD warns that Garda resources will be downgraded as new...

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

Laois man among new Garda recruits

Last Friday, June 7, saw the most recent Garda recruits 'pass out' from the Garda College in Templemore, Tipperary. Among these new recuits was Borris-in-Ossory...

An Garda Siochana seeking to recruit new officers into the force

An Garda Síochána, in conjunction with the Public Appointments Service, has today opened a recruitment competition for Garda trainees. The competition, which is open from...

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 issue warning for drivers this St Patrick’s weekend – as...

Gardai will out in force targeting drivers under the influence of drink and drugs over the St Patrick’s Weekend. This is a traditionally a high...

A Valentine’s Day warning from the Gardaí on romance scammers

Romance Scammers steal Hearts, then Money. This is a warning issued from Gardaí this morning - as they advise people to beware of Romance Scams. "Victims...

Gardaí appealing for witnesses after fatal crash near Laois border

Gardaí in Kildare are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision where a man was struck by a 4x4 vehicle in Monasterevin. Yesterday at...

Garda speed cameras clamping down in Laois

A total of 476 people were caught speeding around the country, including one driver doing 135km/h on the M7 motorway in Laois, on Thursday...

Calls for a new Garda station in Portlaoise

A new motion for a new Garda Station in Portlaoise was raised at the latest Portlaoise Municipal District meeting today. Councillor Catherine Fitzgerald raised the...

One-Man Garda stations to become a ‘thing of the past’

Garda Chief Superintendent John Scanlan has said "one-man garda stations" in Laois are set to become a thing of the past. There has been a...

Tomorrow is annual day for aiming to have zero deaths on...

Wednesday, September 19 is the day for the annual 'European Day Without A Road Death', or EDWARD. The project aims to have no road deaths...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Weather warning for Laois with snow set to fall tonight

Laois has been placed on alert for as Met Eireann forecast snow for this evening Leinster and a number of surrounding counties. The weather warning...

People asked to stop posting about Garda checkpoints

Members of the public are being asked by Gardaí to stop posting the locations of Garda checkpoints. Laois crime prevention officer Graham Kavanagh said that...

Rathdowney Golf Club broken into overnight

Gardai are investigating a break-in at Rathdowney Golf Club overnight. Entry was gained through a glass panel of a door at the golf club. The thieves...

Man charged following Abbeyleix burglary

A man has been arrested and charged following a burglary at Grallows Wood in Abbeyleix over the weekend. A suspect entered the house on Friday...

Gardaí seize over €800,000 following arrests

Gardaí arrested two men and seized a large quantity of cash in an operation in Naas, Co. Kildare on Saturday, September 2nd. The men were...

Mountmellick garda takes up post in Store Street after Templemore graduation

Having recently graduated from Templemore Garda Training College, Mountmellick native garda James Quigley, son of the late Eugene and Caroline, will begin his garda...