Laois Gardai investigating following ‘pipe bomb’ incident as car set on fire

first_img Electric Picnic organisers release statement following confirmation of new festival date Electric Picnic apply to Laois County Council for new date for this year’s festival Laois Gardai investigating following ‘pipe bomb’ incident as car set on fire Mary Sweeney elected Cathaoirleach of Portlaoise Municipal District for next 12 months Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Electric Picnic WhatsApp TAGSHillview Drivepipe bomb Facebook Twittercenter_img Council Nobody was injured in the incident and Gardai say they are investigating.LaoisToday understands that the incident is linked to an ongoing feud in the area.They say: “Gardaí are investigating an incident of criminal damage that occurred in Portlaosie at at 11.10pm on Tuesday March 2.“In the course of this incident, a vehicle was lit on fire.“No injuries were reported and investigations are ongoing.”SEE ALSO – Planning permission sought for new playground in Laois village Previous articleThe Midweek Podcast: Mountmellick woman to swim Bristol Channel, Laois girl on living with a brain injury & music chat with Brian O’MahonyNext articleBeautiful tribute to ‘excellent cross country runner’ Ray McGill LaoisToday Reporter Home News Crime Laois Gardai investigating following ‘pipe bomb’ incident as car set on fire NewsCrime Pinterest Facebook By LaoisToday Reporter – 3rd March 2021 WhatsApp Electric Picnic Gardai are investigating after an incident of ‘criminal damage’ occurred in Portlaoise last night.Shortly after 11pm, a device, believed to be a pipe bomb, was thrown at a house in Hillview Drive.A car outside of the house caught fire and Gardai were alerted to the incident.last_img

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