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Gardai discover crashed jeep being carried on forks of a digger...

Gardai in Laois came across a very dangerous and bizarre situation last night. While on a routine patrol between Rosenallis and Clonaslee, they across a...

Gardai in Laois launch appeal to locate stolen car

Gardai in Portlaoise have launched an appeal to find a car that was stolen last night. A 2015 bronze coloured Toyota Corolla was taken from...

16 new Gardai sent to Laois-Offaly Division to battle Coronavirus

Last week, 319 new Gardai were sworn in to take the size of the force to the highest that it has ever been. Following the...

Gardai in Laois plead with public as some ignore social distancing...

Gardai in Laois are pleading with people to avoid coming to the Slieve Bloom Mountains and other amenities for social gatherings and exercise. For the...

Gardai arrest men with knives in Portlaoise and recover watch

Gardai in Portlaoise are looking for the public's assistance in tracing the owner of a watch. Last night, they arrested two men who were acting...

Laois Garda saves person’s life at full flood in River Barrow

There was an astonishing act of heroism in Laois yesterday as a Garda saved a person's life at full flood in the River Barrow. In...

Gardaí block child sexual abuse material from internet sites

Child Abuse Material has been blocked from internet sites by An Garda Síochána and Irish Internet Service Providers (ISPs). Interpol "Worst Of" List (IWOL) contains...

Four Laois Gardai among 201 new recruits to the force

The latest batch of new Gardai passed out recently at a ceremony in Templemore. A total of 201 Gardai were conferred at the ceremony –...

Laois Gardaí seize €5k worth of drugs following ‘suspicious’ activity

Portlaoise Detective Unit while on a patrol came across a male acting suspiciously in the Cappakeal area outside Portlaoise last night. As a result of...

Gardai investigating after a series of robberies in Laois

Gardai are investigating a number of burglaries in Laois yesterday. They happened between 9am and 6pm in the Ballyroan and Attanagh areas in Laois. Gardai are...

Disqualified driver arrested and car seized in Laois

Gardai in Laois arrested a disqualified driver last night. Portlaoise Roads Policing Unit detected a driver speeding near Ballacolla on the M7. When they stop the...

Two Laois Gardai among 191 new recruits to the force

The latest batch of new Gardai passed out recently at a ceremony in Templemore. An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan,...

Vehicles seized in Laois as part of Garda operation

A number of vehicles have been seized in Laois this weekend as part of a Garda operation. Operation Thor was carried out in five counties...

Garda warning over ongoing frauds enabled via text message

An Garda Siochana and FraudSMART wish to alert the public in Laois to an ongoing Frauds enabled via Text messages, Fake Loans websites, Advance...

Gardai launch appeal following ransacking of parochial house in Laois

Gardai in Laois have launched an appeal for information after a parochial house in Laois was ransacked. The incident took place in Rath, Ballybrittas on...

Man airlifted to hospital after incident in Laois

A man has been airlifted to hospital after an incident occurred this morning in county Laois. Gardaí have confirmed that the domestic incident in Mountrath...

Gardai appealing for information after trailer stolen on Laois border

Gardai have launched an appeal for information after a trailer was stolen from the Laois border over the weekend. The trailer, pictured above, was stolen...

Body of missing man removed from the scene in Laois

Gardai investigating the discovery of a body in a secluded part of Laois have removed a man's remains from the scene. Inspector Aidan Farrelly, speaking...

In Pictures: Four Laois men among 182 new gardai

Four Laois men were among the 182 Gardai who passed out at Templemore College on Friday. The Portlaoise trio of Jack Brown, Padraig Marum and...

Gardai detect driver in Laois speeding on European Day Without a...

Yesterday was European Day Without a Road Death (Project Edward). Thankfully there were no reports of any road deaths in the Republic of Ireland, and...

Laois men and women among 185 new gardai

Three Laois men and one woman were among the 185 Gardai who passed out at Templemore College on Friday. Gavin Conroy from Mountmellick, Eoghan Mahony...

Gardai launch investigation following tragic death of Mountmellick man

Gardai have launched an investigation following the tragic death of a Mountmellick man. Gardai say they are investigating a serious road traffic collision that happened...

Gardai offer tips to avoid getting burgled while on holidays

We're well into June now and the holiday season is starting to get going. Many of us will pack our bags over the next couple...

Gardaí clamping down on speeding all over Laois for National Slow...

While the sunny weather might tempt some people to speed up in a rush home this weekend but people are being warned to slow...

New Garda recruitment drive to add 1,600 to the force launched

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced the launch of this year’s recruitment campaign for new members of An Garda...

New Gardai appointed to patrol Laois roads

You will soon see extra Gardai on Laois roads following an announcement today. The Garda Commissioner has appointed an additional 87 (7 Sergeants, 80 Gardaí)...

‘People are coming out in their pyjamas to go and buy...

"People are going out in their pyjamas to go and buy drugs" that was the claim of Laois TD Brian Stanley, at the Laois...

‘Shock’ as just ‘two community Gardai in Laois’

A Laois TD has expressed his 'shock' at the news there are just two community Gardai in Laois. Sinn Finn TD Brian Stanley says that...

Jewellery from Laois likely to be part of 100k stash discovered...

Around €100,000 worth of jewellery was found by Gardaí last week, and it is believed that a substantial amount is from recent Laois burglaries. Gardaí are...

Big fall in amount of traffic Gardai in Laois

There has been a big fall in the number of Gardai involved in the traffic division in Laois in the last seven years. According to...