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Laois Gardai appeal for owners of recovered stolen items to come...

Gardai are appealing for the owners of stolen items that were recovered to come forward. They are particularly looking for those in the Rossvale and...

Man arrested following incident on busy Laois road where five vehicles...

A man was arrested and charged with dangerous driving following a seemingly bizarre incident on Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred between the Renault garage and...

Gardai seeking information following hit and run incident in Laois town

Gardai are seeking the public's assistance following a hit and run incident in a Laois town. A cyclist and a vehicle collided this afternoon in...

Man arrested following €120,000 ‘suspected’ cocaine seizure in Laois

A man has been arrested following a €120,000 suspected cocaine seizure in Laois. The incident happened on Saturday June 5 at around 2.50pm. Gardai stopped a...

Laois TD calls for more funding for the Defence Forces and...

Independent TD Cathal Berry has asked the Taoiseach Micheál Martin for additional funding for both the Defence Forces and An Garda Síochána. The Portarlington TD...

Gardai appeal for driver ‘to come forward’ after six-year-old child injured...

Gardai in Mountmellick are appealing for the driver of a vehicle that was involved in a road traffic accident last week to come forward. The...

In Pictures: Laois Gardai seize almost €100,000 in fake bank notes

Gardai from Laois seized almost €100,000 in fake bank notes following a raid recently. Officers from Portlaoise assisted by members from the Offaly Drugs Unit...

Gardai investigating following ‘a number of thefts’ in Laois in recent...

Gardai are investigating following a number of thefts around the county in recent days. Borris-In-Ossory, Clonaslee and Emo - as well as the Offaly border...

Gardai hit out at ‘anti-social’ behaviour at popular Laois tourist location

Laois Gardai have hit out at anti-social behaviour at a popular tourist spot. On Saturday and Sunday evenings over the May Bank Holiday weekend, roads...

Gardai forced to shut road to Laois tourist attraction as parking...

The good weather over the weekend gave everyone a chance to get out of the house and enjoy the sunshine - but the manner...

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...