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2019 Remembered: Laois pensioner ‘tied up, beaten and robbed’ in sickening...

This was a harrowing incident which took place at the beginning of December.  Gardai have launched an investigation after an elderly Laois man was the...

Gardai launch appeal after cars broken into outside Laois church

Gardai in Laois are appealing for information after a number of cars were broken into in a church car park at the weekend. The incident...

Disqualified Laois driver on suspended sentence caught speeding tested positive for...

A Laois driver, who is disqualified from driving for ten years, was detected speeding and driving dangerously while under the influence of drugs last...

Laois pensioner ‘tied up, beaten and robbed’ in sickening attack

Gardai have launched an investigation after an elderly Laois man was the victim of a vicious assault. The sickening attack happened at his home last...

Garda alert – beware of dark evenings, bogus callers and stolen...

The good news is that thefts in Laois are down significantly in the first nine months of this year, registering a fall from 987...

Laois hit by overnight crime spree as host of businesses, schools...

Laois was hit by a spate of robberies and attempted burglaries last night at a range of locations around the county. Three primary schools, three...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

Calls for stricter curbs on knife crime

Calls have been made for stricter laws, such as mandatory sentences in an effort to curb knife crime. The appeal was made to Justice Minister,...

Gardai contacted following spate of criminal activity in Laois community

Gardai are investigating following two separate incidents in Ballyfin in recent days. Just last night, Ballyfin Community Alert is reporting that there was an attempted...

Indecent exposure incident in Portlaoise being investigated

Gardaí are investigating an incident of indecent exposure in Portlaoise yesterday. According to the Garda Press Office, Gardaí are investigating the incident which occurred in a...

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...

Caravans being used for anti-social behavior around the county

There are caravans being used in the Portlaoise area for anti-social behavior, it has been claimed. They are not being lived in, but being used...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

Gardai launch investigation after several vans broken into in Portarlington

Gardai are investigating following a number of break-ins to vans in Portarlington in recent days. Two vans were broken into in Whitefields and another two...

Residents urged to be vigilant following crime spree in Stradbally

The people of Stradbally are being urged to look after their homes and their elderly neighbours following a wave of robberies in the town...

Appeal for robbery in popular Abbeyleix salon

Gardai are appealing for information after a robbery at a popular beauty salon in Abbeyleix over the weekend. Stone House, Ladies and Gents Hair Salon,...

Garda helicopter combing the Midlands following robbery

The Garda helicopter is out this morning following a robbery in the early hours of the morning. Gardai say that at 12.30am this morning, a...