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Moment in Time: Ballyroan Christmas concert in 2008

As our thoughts are firmly fixed towards Christmas, our Moment in Time looks back to a festive event in Ballyroan. In an era long before...

Moment in Time: Alf Harvey’s best photos from 2008 are thoroughly enjoyable to look...

Our moment in time feature a look back at the year of 2008, and it's fair to say that the selection of photographs from...

Moment in Time: Crettyard GAA open new facilities in 2000

Pitch openings and the like were all the rage at one stage in the GAA. A club would open their new pitch or a stand...

Moment In Time: Stradbally Steam Rally 2001

With the renowned Stradbally Steam Rally taking place this weekend, we are looking back 22 years to the Steam Rally in 2001. It was a...

Moment in Time: The Stars of our Bars final in 2010

Talent from across Laois was showcased at the Stars of our Bars final which took place in Grellan Delaneys on April 23 2010. A huge...

Moment in Time: St Aengus host last awards night before the school is demolished

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on May 28 2009, when St Aengus Post Primary School in Mountrath held their last...

Moment In Time: Killadooley Childcare Centre opens its doors in 2011

For this week's Moment In Time we look back on the opening of Killadooley Childcare Centre in 2011. Fr Jackie Robinson and Archdeacon John Murray...
Rosenallis NS 2000

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from Rosenallis NS in 2000

In the early years of the 2000s, the editorial team in the Laois Nationalist came up with the idea of sending photographer Alf Harvey around to...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for 18th Century Durrow...

Back in 2008 the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

Moment in Time: The Harps Camogie club host Wax or Shave event in 2008

In March 2008, The Harps Camogie club hosted a Wax or Shave event as fundraiser for their club. There were plenty of 'ooos' and 'aaahs'...
Clonaghadoo NS 2007

Moment in Time: When Cowen came to Clonaghadoo in 2007

There's nothing like an official school opening to get the dignitaries out in force. And that was certainly the case in Clonaghadoo in September 2007...

Electric Picnic Memories: When Ed Sheeran and The Killers performed in 2012

Ah, the Electric Picnic moment in times - like a local Reeling in the Years. Electric Picnic 2012 marked the festival's ninth year on the...

Moment in Time: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs the big hit in 2011...

There's nothing like a good pantomime to bring the best of out a community. Costumes, stages, lights and sound are just some of the things...

Moment in Time: Heart of Laois 10k run in Abbeyleix in 2012

Ten years. How time really flies. At the end of May in 2012, the Ballyroan and Abbeyleix Athletic Club hosted a 10K 'Heart of Laois'...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from Laois primary schools art event in 2005

Students from a number of primary schools around Laois were front and centre in the Dunamaise Arts Centre at an event organised by Laois...

Moment in Time: Brilliant photos from the Stradbally Steam Rally in 2001

It's a real Hardy Annual. They come from all over the country for the Stradbally Steam Rally, one of the many local and diverse...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from Ballylinan NS back in the year 2000

Whoever it was in the Laois Nationalist who decided to send photographer Alf Harvey around to the primary schools in the county for a...

Moment In Time: Some great pictures from Rathdowney-Errill Dinner Dance in 2011

Some great photos here! Rathdowney-Errill held their dinner dance in March 2011 in The Templemore Arms Hotel and what a night it was. They celebrated Laois...

Moment in Time: Scoil Chriost Ri awards in 2001

The school year is coming to an end - which generally means exams, awards and graduations. And it's been like that forever. Before teenage students...

Moment in Time: Glenda Gilson among the models at glamorous 2006 Fashion Show in...

Glenda Gilson modelling at a Fashion Show in a car showroom in Portlaoise is something you wouldn't envisage. But in 2006, Glenda was close to...

Moment in Time: A Thorny Rose in Mountmellick in 2004

Various different ideas have come to the fore over the years - and in 2004 an event in Mountmellick certainly promised a good night...
Barrowhouse school 2000

Moment in Time: A day in school in Barrowhouse in 2000

You cannot beat old pictures - and we are going way back here. Photographer Alf Harvey’s trip around the Laois primary schools back in the...

Moment in Time: Laois Vintners Dinner Dance in 2005

There's something classicly timeless about black tie when it comes to photographs. Our regular trips down memory lane with our Moment in Time in series...
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Moment in Time: Portlaoise Rugby Club Dinner Dance in 2000

It seems a long time since any of us have been able to dress up and go to an event - but thankfully that...
Rosenallis NS 2000

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from Rosenallis NS in 2000

In the early years of the 2000s, the editorial team in the Laois Nationalist came up with the idea of sending photographer Alf Harvey around to...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from Killeshin NS in 2009

Who doesn't love a good photographic Moment in Time? Most people are probably experiencing the fear of seeing old photographs of themselves in their most...

Moment in Time: School days in The Heath NS in 2000

Talk and memories of school days always bring out the nostalgic side in all of us. And the photographic series that Alf Harvey carried out...
Knock NS 2009

Moment in Time: Knocking on the door of Knock NS in 2009

For our latest Moment in Time we took a trip down memory lane to 2009 and a visit to Knock NS. There has always been...
CJ Sheeran's win 2012 Inter Firms

Moment in Time: CJ Sheeran Ltd win 2012 All Ireland Inter Firms hurling final

The All Ireland Inter Firms competition is one of the GAA competitions that flies under the radar somewhat but various Laois teams over the...

Moment in Time: Great photos from Abbeyleix nativity play in 2011

Nativity plays were once a staple of the Christmas season in schools all over the country. We're in not in normal times now, however, and...