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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...

Gardai seize car and arrest two in Camross

Gardai have seized a car and arrested two men following an incident in Camross yesterday. The local Task Force were out around 12.45pm when they...

Appeal after robbery at Leisure Centre and GAA club in Portarlington

Gardai are appealing for information after a number of robberies in the last couple of days. On Saturday evening at 11.15pm last, the Leisure Centre...

Appeal launched after tractor stolen in Laois overnight

Gardaí are appealing for information after a tractor was stolen near The Rock last night. The tractor, registration 12 LS 1137, was stolen during the night...

Gardaí hunt three men following failed overnight break-in

Gardaí are searching for three men following a failed break-in last night. The raiders were disturbed by a homeowner as they attempted to force their...

Three men caught trying to break into house in Portarlington

Gardaí caught and arrested three men who were attempting to commit a burglary in Portarlington yesterday. The trio were detained at 6pm after they were...

Garda car damaged following New Year’s Day arrest

A Garda car was damaged after Gardaí made an arrest on New Year's Day. The incident occurred in Portlaoise in the early hours of New...

Gardai issue handy tips to avoid being burgled this Christmas

A key tactic in burglary prevention is avoidance - not just alarming your property say Gardaí. For example: chain up your wheelie bin to a fence away...

Third man arrested following Mountrath assault and false imprisonment

Gardaí have arrested a third man in the case of false imprisonment and assault in Mountrath. The arrest happened on Sunday and he has become...

Gardai launch investigation after assault and false imprisonment in Mountrath

Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating an incident of assault and False Imprisonment that occurred at Kilbricken, Mountrath on Tuesday. The incident occurred at approximately 5am. The...

Two men arrested following heroin seizure in Portarlington

Two men are currently in Portlaoise Garda Station following a heroin seizure last night. The pair, who are both aged in their 30s, were discovered...

Schools and Businesses warned over threat of theft around Christmas period

Gardaí have issued a warning to all schools and businesses regard the holding of sums of cash on their property coming into the Christmas...

Gardai warning of speeding fines phone payment scam

Gardaí are warning members of the public about another scam. Laois Crime Prevention Officier Sergeant Graham Kavanagh Crime is asking the public to be aware...

Appeal for information after digger, dumper and buckets stolen

Gardai are appealing for information after a digger, dumper and buckets were stolen in Killeshin. The incident took place at a private building site over...

Man arrested following assault and robbery

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s following an assault and robbery incident. It took place today on Main Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. At approximately...

Garda warning over ‘Bank Jugging’ scam

The Crime Prevention Officer for Laois has issued a warning for members of the public to be on the look out for a scam...

Two men charged after shot fired at gardaí

Two men have been charged after a shot from a shotgun was fired at gardaí on Monday. The pair will appear before Portlaoise District Court at...

Tools stolen from van in Portlaoise overnight

Gardaí are appealing for information after a van was broken into in Portlaoise overnight. Tools were taken from a vehicle during the incident which occurred...