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Moment in Time: Portlaoise GAA versus Portlaoise Rugby Club in boxing...

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...

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'...

Moment in Time: Laois musicians shine at music showcase in 2010

Some very talented Laois musicians took to the stage of Portlaoise early April 2010 as part of the Laois Music Showcase. Crowds flocked to see...

Moment in Time: The official opening of Mountrath CS in 2010

After many years of planning and building and weeks of preparation the day finally arrived for Mountrath Community School to celebrate it's official opening...

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

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: 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...

Moment In Time: Great photos from the 2010 Graiguecullen and Killeshin...

Today we look back at the 2010 Graiguecullen and Killeshin parades. People lined the streets as the Graiguecullen parade made it's way from the town...

Moment In Time: Great Pictures and serious craic at Durrow St...

We’ve once again dug deep into Alf Harvey’s archives to unearth some absolute classic pictures of Durrows St Patrick's Day parade in 2010. Great imagination...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from the Mountrath St Patrick’s...

The outbreak of Coronavirus across the world has meant the widespread cancellation of almost all public gatherings. But it’s still St Patrick’s Day this week...

Moment in Time: Roll ‘n Bowl Pub League finals in 2004

This seemed like mighty craic! The semi finals and final of the Laois Pub Bowling Tournament took place on March 10, 2004 in Roll 'n...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS victorious at student Enterprise Awards 2009

Laois County Enterprise Board held the annual Student Enterprise Awards in the Kyle Centre Portlaoise on March 5 2009. Secondary school students competed to represent...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for...

Twelve years ago 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: Heywood CS Musical a huge success in 2015

Five years ago Heywood Community School's transition year students put on the show of their lives when they staged their musical 'Joseph and his...

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...

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: 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...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from 2009 Junior Cert results...

It's that time of year again - the Junior Cert results! Like every year, there is always a good photographer on hand to showcase the...

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...

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: Electric Picnic 2014 brings music and mud to...

Wet weather at Electric Picnic 2014 failed to dampen the spirits of the 41,000 festival-goers that descended on Stradbally. The festival hosted some performers who...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric...

Electric Picnic 2012 was a huge success in its ninth year with sunshine and a star-studded line up. The festival offered a fantastic line up...

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: Ratheniska NS show off their unique art project...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back to September 2011 when Ratheniska NS had an exhibition in the Dunamaise Arts Centre as...

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...

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...

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: Fun for all at Timahoe Medley Day

The annual Medley Day took place in Timahoe on Sunday 8th July 2012. Despite the wet conditions, the event had a great turnout with families...

Moment In Time: ‘Mad Pride’ family day in Portlaoise celebrates mental...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back to a decade ago when Portlaoise hosted the Mad Pride Family Day. Mad Pride was held...

Moment in Time: Camross were all set for the fleadh in...

For this week's Moment in Time we are taking a look back at 2005 to the Fleadh launch. Camross were all set for Laois Fleadh...

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

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...