Gardaí are investigating a house burglary in Ballintubbert, Ballylinan in which an assortment of coins were taken.
The theft took place sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning, March 4 and 5.
This is the fourth burglary to have taken place in the area. Three houses were broken into in the area on Saturday, March 4. A shotgun was taken from one of the houses.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda station on 057 86 74100.