Home Sport Other Sport Laois trio to the fore as Irish Young Rider Eventing team win...

Laois trio to the fore as Irish Young Rider Eventing team win European Championship Silver

From right to left Jim Tyrrell, Heather O’Connor, Jennifer kuehnle, Sue short( chef d’Equip) Alannah Kelly, Zara Nelson, Brian Kuehnle.

Team Ireland claimed a silver medal in the Young Rider Eventing European Championships on Sunday in Sweden – and three Laois youngsters were to the fore. Jim Tyrrell from Portlaoise plus Coolrain siblings Brian and Jennifer Kuehnle have been representing their country in Scandinavia. They made up half of the Young Rider Eventing Squad (U-21)…


Previous articleLaois GAA confirms details of Feile competition to take place later this year
Next articleVoluntary contributions to schools ‘crippling families’ finances’ says Laois TD
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.