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How a warm-weather training camp in Spain led to one of Laois’s greatest days in Navan

The Laois team that beat Meath in the Leinster championship in 1992. Photo taken by Alf Harvey and supplied to us by the GAA Programme Collectors page on Facebook

Footage of the Laois footballer’s Leinster championship win over Meath in 1992 surfaced online recently.  Meath had been in four of the previous five All Ireland finals, had been back to back champions in 1987-88, had won five of the previous six Leinster titles and won the league twice. They had hammered Laois by 20…


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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.