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Gardai carry out inspection of pubs for compliance with regulations

Gardai conducted 6,830 checks on licensed premises throughout the country under Operation Navigation to support public health guidelines over the weekend. Gardaí found 2,785 individual...

Laois Gardai recover stolen caravan belonging to young Louth boy with...

This is brilliant news. Gardai in Laois have recovered a caravan belonging to a young Louth boy who has special needs. 15-year-old Drogheda teenager Sean Sharkey-Carroll,...

Gardai report 100 incidents of spitting or coughing at their members...

Gardai have reported that their officers have been spat at or coughed on by members of the public on 100 separate occasions since April...

€280,000 of cocaine seized and two arrests made after searches in...

€280,000 worth of cocaine has been seized by gardai following searches in Portlaoise and Kildare this morning. While officers also arrested two people in relation...

Gardai renew Road Safety Appeal as deaths rise 9% in 2020

Gardai and The Road Safety Authority (RSA) have renewed their appeal for road users to take extra care when using the roads, as provisional...

County Council and Gardai dealing with ‘groups gathering’ in houses throughout...

Laois County Council and Gardai are trying to deal with groups of people who continue to gather in large groups despite the current social...

Gardai appealing for witnesses following fatal accident in Athy

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a fatal accident in Athy, Kildare. The accident, involving a car and a pedestrian, happened on...

Number of people arrested for breaching Covid-19 restrictions doubles in a...

Gardai confirmed that they have now arrested 76 people for breaching the Covid-19 restrictions. This is more than a doubling of the figures which stood...

Gardai launch investigation after Laois woman in mid-40s dies in Tullamore...

Gardai have began an investigation following the unexplained deaths of two women in Tullamore in Offaly. One of the two women who sadly passed away...

Gardai set to recommence Operation Fanacht in bid to stop people...

The Gardai have announced the recommencement of their major operation to ensure public compliance with the travel restrictions introduced as part of COVID-19 public...

Gardai release warning over iTunes gift card scam

Gardaí have issued a warning to the public about a scam tricking them into purchasing iTunes gift cards. This scam has been highlighted previously but...

Gardai issue warning over National Driver Licence Service scam

Gardai are warning the public about a scam involving the National Driver Licence Service. A fraudulent Facebook page is seeking to get people to pay...

Laois Gardai highlight some ‘unnecessary journeys’ encountered on Day 1 of...

Gardai in Laois have outlined some of the unnecessary journeys they encountered on Day 1 of Operation Fanacht which began yesterday. This is a major...

The Laois link to the brutal murders of Keane Mulready-Woods and...

On Monday afternoon, Gardai in Portlaoise stopped a car on the M7 and arrested two women after recovering €50,000 in cash in the vehicle. And...

Two women arrested following suspected money laundering operation in Laois

Gardaí have arrested two women and seized a large sum of cash during an operation in Laois today - Monday April 6. The incident happened...

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...