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Portlaoise boxer Doheny gearing up for World Title bout

TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny is gearing up to attempt to do something that only 20 other Irish men have managed – become a World boxing champion. The Portlaoise native is currently in Japan where he is preparing to fight Ryosuke Iwasa in the 2,000-capacity Korakuen Hall on Thursday. But the 31-year-old’s road to here has been nothing…

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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.