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Gardai launch investigation after man in his 60s seriously assaulted and...

Gardaí in Carlow are investigating an aggravated burglary that happened on Saturday, July 2, in Graiguecullen. At around 11pm, a man in his 60s was...

Warning over rise in ‘drug driving’ in Laois as one town...

The top Garda official in Laois says that he is concerned about the level of drug use in the county - particularly cocaine. Chief Superintendent...

Elderly Laois man left ‘so terrified’ after house burgled that he...

An elderly Laois man was so terrified after his house was burgled that he moved out and signed himself into a nursing home. So a...

‘Our friends the criminals have come out to play again’ says...

There has been a significant rise in crime levels in Laois over the last 12 months, figures at a meeting of the Joint Policing...

Garda warning to those parking illegally in disabled spaces as fines...

Gardai in Laois are reminding motorists not to park illeagally in spaces that are reserved for those with disabled permit holders. A number of drivers...

Laois Gardai appeal for information following St Patrick’s weekend assault

Gardai in Laois are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault in Portlaoise over the St Patrick's weekend. The incident occurred in the...

Man arrested and charged following ‘distraction theft’ in Laois town

Gardai in Laois have arrested and charged a man in his 50s following a case of 'distraction theft'. The incident occurred in Portarlington recently and...

Gardai investigating after two Laois restaurants broken into in recent night...

Two Laois restaurants have been the victims of crime in night time raids recently. Both restaurants are located in Portlaoise and both break-ins occurred in...

Gardai urge witnesses to come forward as investigation launched following assault...

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to an assault in a Laois town to come forward. The incident occurred in Fr Breen Park in Abbeyleix on...

Laois Gardai: Drug driving, speeding and fireworks seizure

Gardai in Laois have been extremely busy over the past couple of days ranging from traffic offences to seizures of fireworks. On Monday, Gardai arrested...

Gardai make arrest and seize €4 million in cash in Laois...

Gardai made one arrest and seized €4 million in cash following searches at properties in Laois and Kerry yesterday. It is being reported that this...

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...