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Glory for Portlaoise boxer Doheny as world title fight looms

TJ Doheny won again last night
TJ Doheny won again last night

In the early hours of the morning, a Portlaoise man took another giant step in his career. TJ Doheny, who now lives in Bondi Junction, Australia, was bidding to defend his unbeaten boxing record last night. The Portlaoise man, who had won all 18 of his previous fights with 13 knock-outs, faced Mike Oliver in an eight…

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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.