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Portlaoise house ransacked by gang

A house was ransacked by a gang on the Ballyfin Road in Portlaoise recently which has left the owner terrified. It is understood that a...

Five arrested at Electric Picnic as laptops and phones are recovered

Five men were arrested at Electric Picnic yesterday on suspicion of handling stolen property, including laptops, mobile phones and cash. The five, four adults and...

Ride-on lawnmower stolen from Abbeyleix hospital

Brazen thieves made off with items including a ride-on lawnmower from Abbeyleix District Hospital over the weekend. Gardai have appealed for witnesses and hope someone...

Man arrested after armed raid in Mountrath post office

A man was arrested on Monday afternoon and a firearm recovered as part of a garda investigation into a post office robbery in Mountrath...

Arles-Killeen dressing rooms flooded after theft of water cylinder

Extensive damage was caused to Arles-Killeen GAA Club when a copper cylinder and the immersion was ripped out of the dressing rooms over the...

Wallet stolen from elderly man in Timahoe

A heartless thief robbed an elderly man’s wallet after he distracted him by asking for directions in the Timahoe area last week. Gardai are searching...

Watch: Portlaoise gardai belt out ‘Mr Brightside’ on Saturday night

The good weather certainly has everyone in good humour with gardai in Portlaoise joining in vocally with revellers in the town on Saturday night. As...

Woman confronted in her home by men in balaclavas

A woman was confronted by four armed men in balaclavas when she returned to her home in Tankardstown, Ballylinan last week. On driving into her...

Witnesses still sought to assault of woman in Clonaslee

Witnesses are still being sought in relation to an assault of a woman in Clonaslee on the weekend before last. The woman, who received facial...

Cannabis and cash seized in Portlaoise

Gardaí have seized cannabis valued at approximately €21,000 along with other drugs and cash at a house in Portlaoise. On Wednesday, June 7, gardaí conducted...

Damage of €10,000 caused to Rosenallis pub

Over €10,000 worth of damage has been caused during a break-in at a Rosenallis pub over the weekend. Portlaoise gardaí are appealing for information on...

Man punched after phone theft in park

A man was punched and had his phone stolen in a public park in Portlaoise over the weekend. Gardaí are appealing for information from anyone...

Heating oil stolen from house in Ballylinan

Gardaí are appealing for information following the latest crime near Ballylinan in which 500 litres of kerosene were stolen from a house in the...

Quad bike stolen from Portarlington area

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance following the theft of a green Kawaski quad bike from a shed in the Crannagh area of Portarlington. The...

Fourth house burglary in Ballylinan

Gardaí are investigating a fourth house burglary in Ballintubbert, Ballylinan over the weekend in which an assortment of coins was taken. The theft took occurred...

Local man critical and another hospitalised after Mountmellick road crash

A local man is believed to be in a critical condition after a road crash outside Mountmellick which occurred early on Sunday morning. The incident...

Man punched during morning robbery in Portlaoise town centre

A man was assaulted and a quantity of cash and electrical items were stolen from him close to Portlaoise Leisure Centre at approximately 6...

CCTV footage helps gardai catch Ballybrittas robbery suspects

Four suspects were apprehended following a robbery at Maxol filling station in Ballybrittas thanks to the swift actions of gardai who caught the men...