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Moment in Time: Halloween fun and games in Scoil Bhríde Portlaoise...

This week's Moment in Time has brought us back to 2008. Alf Harvey paid a visit to Scoil Bhríde Portlaoise, where Halloween festivities were in...

Moment in Time: St Aengus host last awards night before the...

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: Cuisle Centre honours the great Mary Ramsbottom in...

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 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...

County Final Memory: Colt claim intermediate hurling glory in 2008

Colt 0-16 Borris-in-Ossory 2-6 2008 Laois IHC Final The Colt hurlers lost more than fair share of intermediate finals in the 2000s so when they finally...

Reaching 2008 county final a massive moment for Timahoe as Clancy...

For a Laois club footballer outside Portlaoise over the past 15 to 20 years, Portlaoise's dominance has been greater than any time in Laois...

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

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: 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...

Remember the Game: Sarsfields win first Laois ladies football senior title...

Sarsfields 1-10 Timahoe 0-6 2008 Laois Ladies SFC Final The ladies footballers from Sarsfields may be the dominant force in Laois now - but a little...

Moment in Time: Comical photos from St Joseph’s ‘Rose’ competition in...

Alf Harvey provides us with some comedy gold this week as we take a look back on St Joseph's GAA Club "Rose" competition fundraiser. The...

Moment in Time: Clonenagh National School in Mountrath enjoy double celebration...

The staff, parents and past and present students of Clonenagh National School in Mountrath had double reason to celebrate in October 2008. Noth only did...

Remember the Game: Rathdowney-Errill’s Laois senior hurling final win in 2008

Rathdowney Errill 1-19 Portlaoise 2-15 2008 Laois SHC Final The Rathdowney and Errill GAA clubs came together to form a new club in 2005 and had...

Remember the Game: Intermediate hurling glory for Colt in 2008

Colt 0-16 Borris-in-Ossory 2-6 2008 Laois IHC Final The Colt hurlers lost more than fair share of intermediate finals in the 2000s so when they finally...

Moment in Time: 2008 Junior Cert Results Party

Yesterday we had a look at 2009's Junior Cert Results in Heywood and today, we dug a little deeper into the celebrations of 2008's...

Remember the Game: Sarsfields deny Timahoe to win historic first title...

Brought to you in association with the Manhattan Mixer Sarsfields 1-10 Timahoe 0-6 2008 Laois Ladies SFC Final The ladies footballers from Sarsfields may be the dominant...

Moment in Time: The sixth Gordon Bennett Run in 2008

For this week's Moment in Time we take a look back at the sixth Gordon Bennett Classic Car run which was in June 2008. Car...

Remember the Game: Laois minor ladies contest 2008 Leinster final against...

Laois 0-7 Dublin 2-19 2008 Leinster Ladies Minor Football Final For this week's Remember The Game we take a look back at the Leinster Final that...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise CBS charity fashion show in 2008

This week we take a look back at  Portlaoise CBS's fashion show that took place in 2008. It showcased the late 2000's trends and...

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

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: President Mary McAleese visits Abbeyleix school in 2008

This week we look back on a historic day for Scoil Mhuire, Abbeyleix when the president at the time, Mary McAleese, paid a visit...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day parade in 2008 brings...

Massive crowds thronged the streets of Portlaoise on St Patrick's Day in 2008 to view what organisers said was, 'One of their best ever...

Remember the Game: Wicklow stun Laois U-21s in 2008

Laois 0-3  Wicklow 1-11 Leinster U-21 FC Quater-Final 2008 11 years ago, Laois U-21s were up against Wicklow in the Leinster Quater-Final. Laois came into the game...

Moment in Time: ‘Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town’ launch in 2008

This week's Moment in Time looks back to the launch of "Abbeyleix, Our Lives, Our Town". The launch took place on December 3 ten short...

Remember the Game: Killeshin end 15 year wait for title with...

Killeshin 1-4  The Heath 0-5 2008 Laois JFC 'A' Final Killeshin entered O'Moore Park ten years ago in search of a first title in 15 years,...

Remember the Game: Mountmellick slide past Kilcotton to secure hurling league...

Mountmellick 2-16 Kilcotton 0-10 ACHL Division 3 Final The weather was completely different this time ten years ago when Mountmellick surged to a 12-point win over...

Moment in Time: Gordon Bennett rally in 2008

Our Moment in Time looks back to the Gordon Bennett Rally of 10 years ago. Photographer Alf Harvey captured the event, which was blessed with...

Remember the Game: Strong Laois side come up short against Dublin...

Laois 1-12   Dublin 0-18 2008 Leinster U-21 Hurling Championship The Laois U-21 hurlers headed into this game against a Dublin when hurling in the O'Moore county...

Moment in Time: Green flag raised in Stradbally school in 2008

It's a cliche, but your school days really are the best days of your life. You rarely look back at photos taken in primary schools...

Moment in Time: Ballylinan girl crowned Laois Rose in 2008

It's hard to believe but this time 10 years ago Ballylinan girl Stephanie Farrell was crowned Laois Rose. It was the fifth hosting of the...

Moment in Time: A selection of brilliant photos from the Abbeyleix...

The forecast for St Patrick's Day is for the coldest in years but as we've seen over the years, there is an incredible appetite...