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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...

Gardai in Laois make arrest and seize a drone, drugs and...

Gardaí have arrested a man in his 20s in Portlaoise following the seizure of a number of items recently. They discovered a drone along with...

Appeal for information following robbery of woman after mass in Laois...

Gardai in Laois are appealing for information following the robbery of woman after mass in Laois village. On Sunday December 20, a robbery took place...

Tributes paid as long serving Laois Garda retires

Tributes have flooded in following the news that a long serving Laois Garda is set to retire. Garda Micheal Hurley has signs off for the...

Gardai find ‘a number’ of Laois pubs ‘non-compliant with Covid-19 regulations’

A number of Laois pubs were found to be 'non compliant with Covid-19 regulations' over the weekend. Laois Gardai confirmed this after they visited several...

Gardai and Army Bomb Disposal Unit attend Laois house to deal...

Gardai and members of the Army Bomb Disposal Unit attended a house in Laois over night. A suspect device was left outside a house in...

‘Invaluable public assistance’ crucial in returning stolen quads to Laois business

Gardai and a Laois business have paid tribute to members of the public after four stolen quads were located on their help. Late on Friday...

Laois Gardai: Disqualified driver, speeding and a missing dog

Gardai in Laois have been very busy in recent days - dealing with a range of motor offences and trying to locate the owners...

Gardai appeal to drivers to slow down when approaching checkpoints

Gardai are calling on motorists to reduce their speed when approaching checkpoints. As part of Level 5 restrictions, Gardai have checkpoints around the county to...

Laois Gardai remind domestic violence victims that travel restrictions do not...

Gardai in Laois are reminding people who are victims of domestic violence or come into any form of harm that the 5km Level 5...

Gardai raid suspected ‘Shebeen’ and make several seizures in Athy

Gardai raided and searched a premises suspected as operating as a Shebeen in Athy last night. Gardai say they became aware of the premises through...

Appeal for witnesses following accident which saw arrest and person airlifted...

Gardai in Laois have revealed they have arrested one person following a crash in the county yesterday. The accident happened around 10am on Thursday morning...

Gardai launch major high visibility operation as six week lockdown begins

From this morning, Gardai have launched a major high visibility operation as Ireland's six week lockdown gets underway. This will see the force introduce a...

Laois ‘Shebeen’ searched and items seized by Gardai

Gardai say they carried out a number of searches on Friday in relation to a number of 'suspected Shebeens'. One of the premises searched was...

Gardai seize thousands worth of cannabis and cocaine in Laois village

Gardai in Laois have made a number of seizures of cocaine, cannabis and sums of cash in a Laois village. Clonaslee, along with Offaly towns...

Gardai make arrest and seize €4 million in cash in Laois...

Gardai made one arrest and seized €4 million in cash following searches at properties in Laois and Kerry yesterday. It is being reported that this...

Laois Gardai: Drug driving and tips for dog owners to avoid...

Gardai in Laois have issued a number of tips for people to help stem the recent surge in dog thefts that have been reported...