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BREAKING: Portlaoise boxer Doheny becomes WORLD CHAMPION

Portlaoise boxer TJ ‘The Power’ Doheny has become the IBF Junior Featherweight Champion of the world. The Portlaoise native was in Japan this morning where he took on Ryosuke Iwasa in the 2,000-capacity Korakuen Hall. The fight went the full 12 Rounds where Doheny won on the judges decision on points. A huge Irish crowd…

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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.