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Laois Gardai make arrest after car without tax for almost two...

Laois Gardai made an arrest and seized a vehicle following an incident this morning. The Roads Policing Unit were on patrol when they were alerted...

Laois Gardai: Drug driving, Covid-19 breaches and calls for Gardai to...

Gardai in Laois have revealed details of two incidents of drug driving that were detected in recent days. On Monday evening, a car was stopped...

Gardai issue St Patrick’s Day warning to ‘avoid large gatherings and...

For the second year in a row, there will be no St Patrick's Day parades in Laois or Ireland. 12 months on, the Covid-19 pandemic...

‘Covid-19 doesn’t take a break for house parties or social gatherings’...

Gardai have pleaded for people not to have house parties or social gatherings this weekend. They say that they are still finding groups gathering in...

Gardai make cannabis seizure after disqualified driver detected

Gardai in Laois made a cannabis seizure worth €3,000 on Friday. Portlaoise Gardai were on patrol when they witnessed the act of  dangerous driving. The Gardai...

Laois Gardai appeal for information after dog and pups stolen

Gardai in Abbeyleix are appealing for information after a dog and three pups were stolen from a farmyard. This occurred on the Laois/Carlow border recently. The...

Drugs, weapons and cash seized in searches by Laois Gardai

Gardai in Laois made a seizure following a search on Wednesday. As part of their work to tackle anti-social behaviour in Portlaoise, they captures a...

Gardai issue fines after group travel more than ‘100km to visit...

Gardai in Laois issued fines to a group of people who travelled more than 100km to visit the Rock of Dunamase. Portlaoise Gardai encountered the...

Laois Gardai make four arrests following chase after ‘suspicious activity’

Gardai in Laois made four arrests yesterday after pursuing a stolen car. Gardai say they discovered a car and its occupants acting suspiciously near Junction...

Gardai and Revenue seize €192,000 worth of drugs in Laois

Gardaí have today seized Cannabis with an estimated value of €192,000 following a joint intelligence led operation conducted with the Revenue Customs Service. This came...

Child in hospital with ‘serious injuries’ following incident involving quad in...

A child is in hospital with 'serious injuries' following an incident involving a quad bike yesterday. Gardai say they were called to the Dooary area...

Motorists asked to avoid area as train ‘broken down’ in Portlaoise

Motorists are being asked to avoid the Fr Browne area of Portlaoise after a train broke down on the level crossing. Gardai are at the...

Court appearance for man following €187,000 drug seizure in Laois

A man is due in court this morning following a huge drugs seizure in Laois over the weekend. A man, aged in his 40s, was...

Laois Gardai make one arrest after almost €190,000 in cannabis and...

Gardai in Portlaoise have made an arrest and seized drugs worth €187,000 today. A man in his 40s was arrested following a planned search of...

Gardai charge man following multiple car thefts in Laois town

Gardai charged a man following a number of thefts from cars in Mountmellick over the past number of days. Gardai carried out a number of...

Gardai issue fines to people who attended house parties recently

Gardai have issued 16 fines on Thursday due to breaches in the new Covid-19 regulations in relation to house parties. The fines were issued as...

Laois Gardai offering extra patrols for elderly to combat rogue tradesmen

The Garda Crime Prevention Officer for Laois says that Gardai will carry out extra patrols in areas if they receive reports of rogue tradesmen. Graham...

Investigation launched after man impersonating Garda tries to enter house

Laois Gardai have launched an investigation after a man tried to gain entry to a house while impersonating a Garda. LaoisToday understands that the incident...

Laois Gardai: Online shopping scam, robbery in Portarlington and ‘bank jugging’

Gardai in Laois have released a warning about an online shopping scam. They say that some people have received a text message, purporting to be...

‘Holidays abroad are not essential’ – Gardai remind public of Covid-19...

Since their introduction two weeks ago, Gardai have issued around 1,500 fines for non-essential travel. Up to January 24, 909 fines had been processed for...

Garda warning over Covid-19 scam relating to vaccination

Garda Síochána, the HSE and The Department of Health have advised people to be aware of potential scams relating to the Covid-19 vaccine. LaoisToday have...

Laois Gardai called to break up ‘game of soccer’

Gardai in Portlaoise were called to an area of Portlaoise yesterday afternoon where a number of young people had allegedly been playing a game...

Laois Gardai: Attempted burglary in Timahoe and dog theft in Abbeyleix...

Laois Gardai are continuing their high visibility patrols around Laois amenities this weekend. They have advised the public to remain within a 5km vicinity of...

Praise for Laois Gardai as swift actions help save a person’s...

There has been high praise for two Laois Gardai who's swift actions ultimately saved a life. Sergeant Ingrid Moore and Garda Michael Kenneally were on...

Laois Gardai bring charges after man ‘armed with a hammer’ threatens...

Laois Gardai arrested and charged a man following a harrowing incident in a Portlaoise shop. Last Friday, a man armed with a hammer, entered a...

Garda warning over online shopping and parcel deliveries scam

With online shopping and parcel deliveries increasing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Gardaí have issued a warning to people over an online shopping and...

Laois pub faces closure after licence renewal application rejected

A Laois pub faces closure after its application for a licence renewal was rejected last week. Lennon's Bar, in Durrow in Laois, saw their application...

Laois Gardai issues fines and turn around cars for breaches of...

Gardai in Laois were out in force over the weekend - exercising powers that have been granted to them to punish people who breach...

Gardai granted power to hand out fines for travel restriction breaches

Gardai now have the power to prosecute breaches of travel restrictions under Covid-19 Regulations by means of a fine. The Health Act 1947 (Section 31A-Temporary...

Laois Gardai plead with people to stay off frozen lakes following...

Gardai in Laois are pleading with people to 'stop doing dangerous things'. This comes after they and members of Laois Fire and Rescue Services were...