They're looking for information in relation to a man who was seen acting suspiciously in the area.
Midlands Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to two burglaries.
They occurred on Jessop Street in Portlaoise in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Detectives are looking for information regarding a man in his mid 20s, who was acting suspiciously between 2.50am and 3.15am on the Jessop Street, Coote Street or Railway Street areas.
Gardaí say he is around 5'4" in height and was wearing dark clothing at the time.
Anyone with any information, or camera footage, is being asked to make it available to the Detective Branch at Portlaoise Garda Station on 0578674100.