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2004 Election Memories: No TDs, some PDs, a Sinn Féin breakthrough...

This piece by John Whelan originally featured on LaoisToday on April 15 2019 ahead of last year's Local Elections. While the country was still basking...

Leinster Final Memory: Laois denied by Westmeath and Páidí in 2004

The Laois footballers were due to play Westmeath in the National Football League this weekend. We look back on the famous 2004 Leinster final...

Remember the Game: Snow storm leads to abandonment of 2004 ladies...

Heywood CS v St Fergal's CS 2004 South Leinster Ladies 'B' Football Final It's not just in recent times that the bad weather conditions have played...

Looking back on three great Laois underage football wins over Dublin

Brought to you in association with the Anvil Inn The Laois U-20 footballers make the short trip to Netwatch Cullen Park on Friday night for...

Remember the Game: Shanahoe win Laois minor ladies football title in...

Shanahoe 5-7 Timahoe 3-10 2004 Laois Minor Ladies Football Final Shanahoe ladies football club were a coming force in the early part of the 2000s and...

REVEALED: Our selection of the best Laois football team of the...

That was hard! Picking any team is a tough challenge but when we decided to select the best Laois football team of the past 20...

Moment in Time: Graiguecullen juvenile awards in 2004

How time flies. This week's Moment in Time brings us back to this time 15 years ago when the Graiguecullen GAA club held an awards...

Moment in Time: Des Bishop visits Portlaoise in 2004

There was a time when Des Bishop was probably Ireland's most popular comedian. Using his American perspective on Irish life, he starred in a couple...

Moment in Time: Special presentation to Mountmellick primary school students in...

Old school photos are always golden, and Alf Harvey certainly didn't disappoint when he provided us with these gems from 2004 when some students...

Moment in Time: First day at school in September 2004

The Back to School photos never fail to disappoint. And Alf Harvey's archives have once again thrown up some absolute gems. We dipped into his September...

Moment In Time: Bungee jumping and Tug o’ War at Timahoe...

Our Moment In Time this week looks back on the Timahoe Festival at the Round Tower in 2004. In its third year, the annual festival...

Moment In Time: First ever Electric Picnic festival in 2004

September 2004 marked Stradbally's first ever Electric Picnic festival. Headlining the music festival in the Cosby Estate were 2 Many DJs. Other acts included Groove...

Moment in Time: Sun shines down on Abbeyleix for their 2004...

The sun was spliting the stones on this Bank Holiday Monday back in 2004 as the annual Abbeyleix Rectory Fete took place for a...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise deny Castletown six-in-a-row in 2004

Portlaoise 2-8 Castletown 0-7 Laois Credit Union SHC Final 2004 Ahead of tonight's clash between Portlaoise and Castletown in the first round in Group B of...

Remember the Game: Laois U14 camogie finish Leinster final all-square with...

Laois 3-6 Offaly 2-9 Leinster U14 'B' camogie final  A thrilling encounter in this Leinster final saw Laois and Offaly leave with everything to play for...

Weekend Read: Rows, replays and All Ireland final agony – Laois-Cork...

This evening in Thurles, the Laois and Cork footballers will meet in Round 4 of the All Ireland Qualifiers. The prize for the winners is...

Looking back on five great wins for the Laois footballers over...

The Laois senior footballers take on Meath this Sunday seeking to book a Leinster final place for the second year in a row. Meath go...

2004 Election Memories: No TDs, some PDs, a Sinn Féin breakthrough...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union While the country was still basking in the warm afterglow of Bertie Ahern’s second term...

Remember the Game: Clough-Ballacolla win U-21 hurling title on St Patrick’s...

Clough-Ballacolla 2-9 Ballinakill 0-6 2004 Laois U-21 HC Final Not for the first time, an U-21 championship went overtime and into the following year. On St Patrick's...

Remember the Game: Knockbeg lose Leinster Final in Extra Time thriller...

Brought to you in association with The Baba’s Barber Shop, Carlow Knockbeg 0-8 St Pat's Navan 0-11 (AET) Leinster College's Senior 'A Football Final 2004 They came...

Remember the Game: St Fergal’s Rathdowney reach Vocational Schools final in...

St Fergal's Rathdowney 3-13 Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown 3-7 2004 Leinster SHC Vocational Schools 'A' Semi Final  15 years ago St Fergal's Rathdowney faced Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown...

Remembering the day the Laois hurlers relegated Offaly in 2004

Brought to you in association with Cuddy Hurleys The Laois hurlers meet Offaly this Saturday night at 7pm in O'Moore Park in a big game...

Remember the Game: Stradbally Parish Gaels and Portlaoise go head-to-head for...

Portlaoise 0-8 Stradbally Parish Gaels 0-8 2004 Laois U-21 'A' FC Final There was nothing left between these closely-fought rivals in the U-21 'A' football final...

Remember the Game: Kilcotton claim hurling league title in 2004

Kilcotton 0-12 Castletown 0-6 2004 Laois ACHL Division 1 Final The Laois hurling league has a patchy history - with the record books dotted with competitions...

Moment in Time: Black Tie event in Abbeyleix in 2004

There's nothing like photos from a Black Tie event. This week our Moment in Time feature looks back on a dinner in Abbeyleix on the...

Moment in Time: Hospice Coffee morning in 2004 in Monika Fashions

The annual Hospice coffee morning held every September is a huge fund-raising venture for a very worth cause. It taks place again this coming Thursday...

Remember the Game: Future stars on show as Ballylinan-Glenmor beat St...

Ballylinan-Glenmore 5-6 St Paul's 2-4 2004 Laois U-12 'B' Football Final When you go to an U-12 game unless you're a parent or a family member,...

Moment in Time: A great selection of photos from the first...

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Electric Picnic 2004 was the year it all started. A one-day event that had a crowd of...

Leinster Final Memory: Laois denied by Westmeath and Paidi in 2004

Brought to you in association with Jeremiah Grant, Bar and Eatery, Portlaoise This is another memory that will live long in the memory - but...

In Pictures: Looking back at Laois’s last meeting with Westmeath –...

Different times. And we probably didn't fully appreciate how mad and crazy and brilliant the whole thing was at the time. This Saturday, Laois and...