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Portarlington girl Turner named Para Swimmer of the year

Brilliant achievement for Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner
Brilliant achievement for Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner

A young woman from Portarlington has been named Para Swimmer of the Year for 2017. Nicole Turner, who is only 15-years-old, is a rising star of the swimming world having already competed in the Paralympics. The young Portarlington swimmer represented Ireland in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Aged only 14 at the…


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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.