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In Pictures: Paralympic hero O’Reilly receives warm welcome at Laois secondary...

The students in Portlaoise CBS were treated to a very special visit last week. Paralympic hero Gary O'Reilly, with his bronze medal dangling from his...

Two Civic Receptions in honour of Paralympic heroes to be held...

Laois County Council are set to hold two separate Civic Receptions in honour of two Paralympians. Portarlington’s Nicole Turner came from Japan with a silver...

Details confirmed for homecoming of Portlaoise Paralympian medalists O’Reilly

Laois’s two Paralympic medalists are set to return home to Ireland tomorrow following their fantastic successes in Tokyo. Portarlington’s Nicole Turner will come home from...

Bronze medal for Portlaoise’s O’Reilly at first ever Paralympic Games

What an incredible achievement for Portlaoise's Gary O'Reilly! In the early hours of the morning on the other side of world, the Portlaoise man became...

‘Best day of my life’ – Portarlington’s Turner reflects on momentous...

Nicole Turner has described winning her first Paralympic medal as the 'best day of her life'. The Portarlington swimmer was a silver medallist in this...

Silver medal for Nicole Turner at 2020 Paralympics in Butterfly

Portarlington's Nicole Turner has won her first ever Paralympic medal. The teenager claimed silver in the Women's 50m S6 Butterfly this morning. Her time of 36.30...

Third Paralympic final for Nicole Turner as fast swim sets up...

Nicole Turner has qualified for her third Paralympic final of the Tokyo games - and is in with a real chance of a first...

Seventh place for Turner in second Paralympic final as preparations continue...

Nicole Turner finished in seventh place in her second Paralympic final of the 2020 Tokyo games. The Portarlington swimmer's time of 1.41.62 was slightly slower...

Second Paralympic final for Nicole Turner following fantastic swim in 100m...

Portarlington's Nicole Turner will compete in her second final at the 2020 Paralympics later this morning. The Laois teenager has reached the SB6 100m Breaststroke...

Eighth place and new Personal Best for Nicole Turner in Paralympic...

Nicole Turner swam a new Personal Best and finished in eighth place in the Paralympic 50m Freestyle S6 final in Tokyo this morning. After swimming...

All you need to know as two Laois athletes all set...

After the excitement of the Tokyo Olympics, the Paralympics is set to commence in the morning. The Laois athletes, swimmer Nicole Turner and handcyclist Gary...

Paralympic medal the target for Laois swimmer Turner as sights now...

The Paralympic Games in Tokyo are now less than three months away and a Laois swimmer who will take part in them has her...

Portlaoise man features strongly in paracycling World Cup as Paralympic bid...

Portlaoise man Gary O’Reilly produced two stunning displays in the last week to record two fourth place finishes in the UCI Para-Cycling World Cup...

Paralympic hopes put on hold for Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner

Portarlington native Nicole Turner had her sights set not just on competing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics later this year but of also finishing...

All eyes on Tokyo for Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner

Paralympic swimmer Nicole Turner has her sights set on Tokyo as she is ramping up preparations for the 2020 Paralympics in Japan in August...