07 Oct 2022

House of Laois 'Merry Miller' ransacked by thieves

Laois businesses The Merry Mill to feature on RTE's Ear to the Ground

Picture from The Merry Mill website.

The Vicarstown home of farmer Kevin Scully was targeted by thieves yesterday, Monday January 22.

The house was broken into at about 5pm, through a side door. It was then ransacked. It is not yet reported what was stolen in the incident.

The Laois farmer who featured on RTE's Ear to The Ground recently for his family run organic gluten free oats products, issued an an appeal after the robbery.

"Keep your eyes peeled, for 5 lads in a small silver car robbed us today, between 4 & 5. They smashed the alarm" he posted on his facebook page.

"They took nothing we can't replace," he also commented.

Laois Gardaí have confirmed the incident, and are appealing to people in the area for information.

"If they saw the car before or after, or if they have CCTV home business or vehicle, to check same," a Garda spokesperson said.

No progress by Laois County Council on abandoned Portlaoise estate

Photo below: the broken door at the Scully home.

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