Cars set on fire at unofficial 'rally track' in Portlaoise

Conor Ganly & Stan Henderson


Conor Ganly & Stan Henderson


Cars set on fire on 'unofficial' rally track in Portlaoise

Unofficial 'rallying cars' burn out in Portlaoise. Pic: Stan Henderson

A number of cars have been burnt out in a Portlaoise field which is used as an unofficial rally track.

Laois Gardaí  and the Laois Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene of the fire this afternoon, Tuesday, March 6.

Theye responded to call that a number of cars were on fire at the field located behind O'Moore Place off the Mountmellick Road.

A witness told the Leinster Express that the cars are used for 'rallying' mainly during the summer. 

No injuries are reported.