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Building contractor assaulted by group in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a building contractor was assaulted by a group of people. It is understood that the builder was carrying out...

‘Substantial’ drugs and firearms seizure overnight

There has been what Gardaí are calling a 'substantial' drugs and firearms seizure overnight. They say that the combined estimated value of the find is...

Gardaí investigating robberies at opposite ends of the county

Gardaí have launched investigations after two robberies occurred yesterday at opposite ends of the county. One incident took place in Ballymorris Manor in Portarlington at...

Ophelia doesn’t deter criminals in Laois as Gardaí launch appeal after...

Despite the fact that Ireland was gripped by the worst storm to hit us in decades yesterday, crimes were still committed. Gardaí are appealing for...

Garda warning over ‘unscrupulous’ contractors

Gardai are appealing to people to be vigilant when engaging with people offering services. Laois Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh has issued a warning following...

Gardaí appeal after quad bike stolen in Portarlington

Gardaí are appealing for information after a quad bike was stolen in Portarlington. The incident occured overnight on October 8 into the following day from...

Appeal for witnesses after spate of robberies across Laois

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance after a number of robberies took place in the last few days. Yesterday, it was reported that a house...

Laois Crime Prevention Officer warning to anti-social youths

Laois Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh has issued a warning to any youths who engage in anti-social behaviour that they will be arrested. Kavanagh issued...

Appeal for information after vans broken into

Gardaí are appealing for information after three vans were broken into overnight. The vehicles were burgled in Mountmellick, Ballybrittas and Portlaoise. Tools were taken from the...

Appeal for information after house robbed in Rosenallis

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was ransacked in Rosenallis this morning. The incident occurred in the Glenbarrow area of the rural Laois...

People should have more cop on when it comes to recreational...

Drugs being mixed by the Kinihan gang in Dublin are being used in Portlaoise, according to Deputy Brian Stanley. The Sinn Fein TD was speaking...

Stradbally pub and Mountrath shop burgled

Gardaí are appealing for information after a pub and a shop were burgled in recent days. At 5am on Sunday morning, Napper Tandy's pub in...

Gardaí launch investigation following shooting incident in Tullamore

Gardaí in Offaly are investigating a shooting incident which occurred in Tullamore late last night. The shooting happened on the outskirts of the town. Shortly before...

Appeal for information after armed robbery in Ballybrittas

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an armed robbery in Ballybrittas last night. At around 8.20pm, two males entered Murphy's Foodstore. One...

Gardaí appeal for information after hit-and-run

Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses following a hit and run collision. The incident took place in Co Carlow on June 17 in Carlow...

BREAKING: Gardaí sieze truck suspected of ‘people trafficking’ in Stradbally

Several gardaí are on the scene in Stradbally where a truck has been stopped at the graveyard suspected of 'people trafficking'. Up to five squad...

Appeal for information after O’Moore Park broken into overnight

Gardaí are on the scene in O'Moore Park this morning after a break-in occurred over night. It is understood that part of the newly erected...

Appeal for information after wallet snatched in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a teenager had his wallet snatched in broad daylight in Portlaoise yesterday. The incident took place around 3.20pm at...

Road closed in Mountmellick following accident

The N80 at Twomilebridge in Mountmellick is closed following a road traffic accident. An ESB pole is currently down on the road and there has...

Appeal after copper piping stolen from Ballybrittas pub

Gardaí are appealing for information after copper piping was stolen from a pub in Ballybrittas. A man was spotted leaving Bolands Pub at 2pm and...

Appeal for information after two incidences of copper theft

Gardaí are appealing for information following two separate incidents where copper was stolen. The first occurred at Scoil Brid Portlaoise sometime between Friday July 14...

Two men appear in court after Mountrath armed robbery

Two men appeared in Portlaoise District Court yesterday charged with the robbery at Mountrath Post Office on July 5. The pair are also charged with...

Appeal for information after armed robbery at Mountrath post office

Gardaí are appealing for information after an armed robbery at the post office in Mountrath on Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred around 2.25pm when a...

Gardaí arrest man following brutal assault of woman in her 50s

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 30s, in connection with the serious assault on a woman in Carlow in the early hours of...

Appeal for information after €3k worth of tools stolen

Gardaí are appealing for information following two robberies at Laois business premises during the week. €2,000 worth of tools was taken from a unit at...

Appeal for information following burglary in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was burgled in Portlaoise. The incident occurred sometime between 3pm and 8pm on Sunday. A woman returned to...

Gardai seize €80,000 worth of cannabis in Portarlington

Gardaí seized €80,000 of cannabis herb at a house in Portarlington last night. Gardai raided the house as part of a planned operation at around...

Reports of a house ‘shot at’ in Portlaoise

There have been multiple reports that a house in Portlaoise was shot at last night. LaoisToday understands that Gardaí were called to Carmody Way, Fairgreen...

Three arrests in relation to assault of elderly couple

Gardaí have arrested three males in an ongoing investigation into the burglary and assault of elderly couple at the start of May. The elderly man was...

Men disturbed trying to steal diesel in Mountrath

Gardaí are following a definite line of inquiry after an attempted theft of diesel from a bus in Mountrath this morning. Two men were in the...