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Moment in Time: The Timahoe Round Tower Festival in 2003

Alf Harvey's archives never fail to throw up some absolute classics. This week we take a trip back to 2003 and Timahoe's Round Tower Festival. And...

Moment in Time: Ballylinan NS production of Robin Hood in 2009

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back to Ballylinan NS's production of Robin Hood in 2009. It took place in St Anne's Hall,...

Moment in Time: Cuisle Centre honours the great Mary Ramsbottom in 2008

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on a party in the Cuisle Centre in 2008 to honour the late Mary Ramsbottom. Mary...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football action from 2014

With no current GAA to report on over the past couple of months we have continued to dig deep into the archives. And our regular...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling memories from 2008

The Cumann na mBunscol hurling finals of 2008 threw up their usual share of thrills and spills with an action packed couple of days...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football memories from 2011

This week's Cumann na mBunscol memories piece looks back on the action from the football finals in 2011. As always the football competitions were played...

Moment in Time: Stradbally gets its first ATM in 2003

You can't beat a bit of a shindig, a bit of razzamatazz. In 2003 Simpson's Gala shop in Stradbally was celebrating five years in business. That...

Moment in Time: A day in school in Camross NS in 2001

These old school photographs never fail to disappoint. Alf Harvey’s trip to Camross NS in March 2001 certainly yielded some wonderful images. Smiling faces, games of...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol hurling action from 2005

The Cumann na mBunscol reports and photos never fail to give a great trip down memory lane. And the 2005 hurling final action is no...

Moment in Time: The Sun shines on The Rock Inn for their 2008 Vintage...

Under a bright blue sky and shining sun, many gathered for the annual Rock Inn Vintage Rally in May 2008. Lots of vintage fans from...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football action from 2001

The Laois Cumann na mBunscol finals in both hurling and football in O'Moore Park over the years have provided more than their fair share...

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...

Moment in Time: Huge turnout for the Festival of the Mountain in 2005

Following the announcement that one of Laois's oldest festivals, the Festival of the Mountain, has been cancelled for this year, this week's Moment in Time...

Moment in Time: New dawn for Timahoe NS in 2008

For this week's Moment in Time we take a look back to June 2008 when Timahoe NS opened their new extension onto the school. Opening...

Moment in Time: Heineken Cup Final Party Day in Togher in 2009

What a day! On 23rd May 2009 Leinster made their first appearance in the Heineken Cup final at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Leinster won the match...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Charity Truck Show in 2009

Portlaoise Charity Truck Show raised close to €30,000 for Laois Down Syndrome Association at it's action packed event at Portlaoise Rugby Club grounds in...

Moment in Time: Camross Fashion Show in 2005

Camross was the venue May 11 2005, for what was described as a fantastic night of fashion and fun, when a gala fashion show...

Moment in Time: The Half-Door Club International Music and Dance Festival in 2010

There was plenty of dancing and craic to be had over the May Bank Holiday Weekend in 2010 in Castletown when ceili fans gathered...

Moment in Time: Laois Chamber Golf Classic in 2009

Laois Chamber held its 11th Golf Classic on Friday May 8 2009 in the Heath Golf Club. Businesses turned out in great numbers in support...

Moment in Time: Classic Cumann na mBunscol hurling action from 2003

There will be no Cumann na mBunscol hurling action this year which is a hard one for the young players around the county. For many...

Moment in Time: Laois ICA Fashion Show wows the crowds in 2005

These ladies certainly knew how to put on a good show. The Laois Federation ICA modeled a Spring collection in April 2005, much to the...

Moment in Time: Dunamaise Arts Centre celebrates 10 years in 2009

The Dunamaise Arts Centre kick started its 10th anniversary celebrations during the May Bank holiday weekend in 2009. There was free spectacular festivities featuring a...

Moment in Time: Abbeyleix South NS opening in 2012

In 1843 Abbeyleix South National School opened its doors to local children. 169 years later, Bishop Michael Burrows opened the new state of the art...

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: Castletown celebrate at Dinner Dance in 2004

There was a time there when the Castletown hurlers ruled the landscape of Laois hurling, their story of dominance during the late 90s and...

Moment in Time: Brilliant pictures from Laois Rose 2010

Sixteen of Laois's most talented ladies took to the stage on April 8 2010 to become the Laois Rose for 2010. But only one could...

Moment in Time: Huge crowd at Durrow Vintage Show in 2009

Almost 3,000 people, a larger crowd than anticipated, attended the annual Durrow Vintage Display and there was up to 1,800 exhibitors. People began arriving early...

Moment in Time: The Young Voice of Laois Final in 2012

The Young Voice of Laois Final took place in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow in April 2012. In its third year, the new Young Voice...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise GAA versus Portlaoise Rugby Club in boxing showdown in 2011

The ballroom of the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel now the Midlands Park Hotel was transformed into a Las Vegas style boxing arena on April 1...

Moment in Time: Rathdowney panto group celebrate 25 years with successful show in 2011

Rathdowney panto group celebrated 25 years with one of their most successful shows in early April 2011. With 140 cast members, 'Pack Up Your Troubles'...