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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...

In Pictures: Paralympic hero and championship winning team visit Laois secondary...

Paralympic silver medalist Nicole Turner and the Portarlington senior footballers were the guests of honour in a Laois school on Monday. Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington...

Turner and O’Reilly set to feature on this week’s edition of...

The Late Late Show returned to our TV screens after its summer break last week - and this week's show will have huge Laois...

In Pictures: Home are the heroes as Paralympic medallists get rousing...

Not even a torrential downpour could dampen the spirits in Portarlington and Portlaoise this evening as Paralympic heroes Nicole Turner and Gary O'Reilly returned...

Parade planned for Turner as Paralympians set to arrive home following...

Laois's two Paralympic medalists are set to return home to Ireland this week following their fantastic successes in Tokyo. Portarlington's Nicole Turner will come home...

‘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...

Paralympic final for Nicole Turner following fantastic swim in first race

Portarlington's Nicole Turner will swim in a Paralympic final later this morning following a brilliant performance. Just before 2.30am Irish time, Nicole went in the...

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...

Talking Sport Podcast: Hurlers in Kilkenny, return of crowds and Nicole...

The action continues this weekend with two of Laois’s adults GAA teams set to take to the field. The Laois camogie and football teams will...

Turner in the medals again with new PB at European championships

Laois swimmer Nicole Turner has claimed her second bronze medal of the week at the World Para European swimming championships in Madeira. Having come third...

Laois swimmer claims bronze at world Para European championships

Laois swimmer Nicole Turner has claimed a bronze medal at the World Para Swimming European Open Championships in Madeira this evening. The Portarlington girl came...

Laois Paralympian set to feature on Friday’s Late Late Show

A Laois teenager is set to appear on this Friday's Late Late Show. Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner, a recent guest on the Midweek Podcast, will...

Laois paralympian ‘hopeful’ Tokyo Games will go ahead as she takes...

On March 24 last year, Nicole Turner's world came crashing down when it was announced that the Tokyo Paralympics would not be going ahead...

The Midweek Podcast: Paralympic preparations, financial planning and the Crooked Jacks

As we begin a new year and the Christmas season is behind us, how can we save money? Steven Miller speaks to David Peavoy of...

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...

Laois swimmer nominated for Young Athlete of the Year and she...

Online publication Her.ie have released their nominees for Sport Woman of the Year, Young Athlete of the Year and Team of the Year. 2019 has...

Talented Portarlington swimmer shortlisted for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year...

Best of luck Nicole! Portarlington swimmer, Nicole Turner has been shortlisted for RTÉ's Young Sports Person of the Year. The awards will be live tonight (Saturday)...

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...

Swimmer Nicole Turner named as LaoisToday/Property Partners Buggy Sports Star of...

Nicole Turner was the worthy recipient of 'Sports Star of the Month' as she picked up her award in Property Partners Buggy last week. The...

WATCH: Laois teenager wins medal at World Paralympic Swimming Championships

What an achievement this is - and what an incredible person this young Laois athlete is. Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner is a World Paralympic medalist...

Turner takes home gold at the Swimming World Series in Berlin

Laois Paralympian Nicole Turner has brought home a haul of three medals back to Portarlington with her after the final leg of the Para...

Women in Sport: WATCH – Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner on her...

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  For this week's Women in Sport, we decided to change it up a...

WATCH: Irish Paralympian Nicole Turner visits first local school as Olympic...

In March it was revealed that Paralympic athlete and Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner was chosen as the Ambassador for the Olympic of Ireland Sport Federation. On...

Laois teenager nominated for RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award

A Laois teenager has been nominated for the RTÉ Young Sportsperson of the Year award. Paralympic athlete and Portarlington teenager Nicole Turner was one of...