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Laois basketball player secures scholarship to study and play in the USA

A Laois basketball player is set to trade Portlaoise for Maine in the USA. James Phelan, of Portlaoise Panthers, has secured a scholarship to Hyde School on the east coast of the country. A past pupil of Portlaoise CBS, James did his Leaving Cert in 2020. Hyde School is a prep school so it is…


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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.