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Moment in Time: Clough-Ballacolla GAA celebrate at their Dinner Dance in...

Whatever it is, people love looking back on old photos. This week, for our Moment in Time, we head to Clough-Ballacolla direction as we look...

Moment in Time: Durrow says ‘Howya’ with their 2009 festival

All this week, Durrow should have been alive with their latest Scarecrow Festival. Alas, it wasn't to be. For the week that's in it though, we...

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,...

A thronged village, champaigne reception and a lovely moment among the...

When a team wins a county final for the first time, it leads to memories that will last a lifetime. In Clough-Ballacolla's case in 2009,...

One that got away on Mountrath in 2009 as Clough-Ballacolla ride...

In almost every championship-winning campaign, especially for clubs making a big breakthrough, there's always one hugely significant moment. On this occasion, had things worked out...

Down Memory Lane Podcast: Clough-Ballacolla’s breakthrough success in 2009

This week's Down Memory Lane podcast looks back at the breakthrough Laois senior hurling success of Clough-Ballacolla in 2009, when they ended an incredible...

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

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: Heineken Cup Final Party Day in Togher in...

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: 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...

Laois Hurling Memory: Limerick on the ropes – one that got...

Laois 1-14 Limerick 0-20 All-Ireland SHC Qualifiers Phase 3 There have been numerous hard luck stories for the Laois hurlers over the years across different generations. In...

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...

2009 Election Memories: End of the Bertie era, end of the...

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday on May 12 2019. When Bertie Ahern won his hat-trick of general elections and was installed for his third...

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: Prizes galore at National Handwriting Awards 2009

The National Handwriting Awards took place in 2009 in it's 17th year at the Teachers Centre in Portlaoise. The competition was open to all national...

Remember The Game: DCU topple Laois in 2009 O’Byrne Cup opener

Laois 1-13 DCU 1-14 2009 O'Byrne Cup Round 1 Sean Dempsey's reign as Laois senior football manager didn't start off the way he would have liked...

Remember the Game: When the rain got the better of Portlaoise...

Brought to you in association with Telfords The Portlaoise footballers take on Carlow champions Eire Og this evening in the Leinster Club SFC semi-final, their...

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Musical Society put on Pirates of Penzance...

Where do the years go at all? The Portlaoise Musical Society begin their latest season tonight in the Dunamaise Arts Centre when they put on...

Remember the Game: Portlaoise claim senior football glory in 2009

Portlaoise 1-9 Arles Kilcruise 0-8 2009 Laois SFC Final Portlaoise will face Killeshin on Sunday in a bid to claim a three in a row of...

Moment In Time: Family fun at Make Believers Family Day in...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the Make Believers charity family day in the scenic village of Durrow in 2009. The...

Remember the Game: Camross withstand late Mountrath rally in 2009

Camross 0-18 Mountrath 0-14 2009 Laois SHC Group Stages For this week's Remember the Game, we have decided to feature the current hurling county champions, Camross...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS celebrate brilliant Leaving Cert results in...

The Leaving Certificate results are around the corner and to mark this, our Moment in Time for this week looks back to this occasion...

Moment in Time: Durrow says ‘Howya’ with their 2009 festival

For the week that's in it with another very successful Durrow Scarecrow festival taking place, we thought we'd look back at an equally charming...

Moment in Time: Some classic photos from the Castletown Vintage Rally...

Tractors, tractors, everywhere! While some people can get understandably frustrated when they're caught behind a tractor, there's a certain fascination with them nonetheless. The recent surge...

Remember the Game: O’Dempsey’s claim U-16 football honours in 2009

O'Dempsey's 3-8 Portlaoise 2-9 2009 U-16 Football League Final Portlaoise are the top dogs in Laois club football at the moment - as they have been...

2009 Election Memories: End of the Bertie era, end of the...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union When Bertie Ahern won his hat-trick of general elections and was installed for his third...

In Pictures: Laois hurlers run Limerick close in 2009 All-Ireland qualifier

Brought to you in association with The Brewery, Rathdowney Laois 1-14 Limerick 0-20 All-Ireland SHC Qualifiers Phase 3 It was on this summer's day that the 2009...

Remember the Game: Late Cuddy points gives Shamrocks the right to...

Portlaoise 0-10 Shamrocks 1-7 2009 Laois JFC ‘C’ Final Junior ‘C’ football might be the lowest grade of championship football in Laois, but for anyone that...

Moment in Time: Great images from Abbeyleix Fete in 2009

They know how to throw a party in Abbeyleix. And this was certainly evident from the brilliant Alf Harvey photos of the Abbeyleix Parish Fete...

Remember the Game: Impressive Laois battle bravely but fall well short...

Laois 0-17  Galway 5-29 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Round One The scoreline may not give an impression of a good Laois performance, but at the time...