Laois Gardaí investigating spate of weekend burglaries

Pat Somers


Pat Somers


Gardaí investigating spate of weekend burglaries

Gardaí are appealing for information following a spate of weekend burglaries in which copper material was taken  

On Friday, July 14 Bolands Pub in Ballybrittas was burgled. A man was seen leaving the premises at 2pm. Copper wiring was taken in this incident.

A house in Clonbarrow, Mountrath  was broken into on Saturday or Sunday, July 15 and 16, believed to be in the afternoon, sometime between 12pm and 5pm. A copper cylinder was stolen.

A copper cylinder and copper from a roof was also taken from Scoil Bhride National School in Portlaoise sometime on Friday night or Saturday morning, July 14/15.

Gardaí are seeking the public's assistance and anyone with information is asked to contact Graham Kavanagh, Crime Prevention Officer Laois Offaly. Email

Or call Portlaoise Garda Station at 087 86 74100