Profile: Johnny Lynch

Johnny Lynch and his donkey.

This is a unique picture of a great Portlaoise supporter, Johnny Lynch, of O’Moore Place, who rode to Mountmellick on a donkey to follow the Portlaoise hurlers in an epic game against great rivals, Clonad, played in Mountmellick. The feat developed fondly into legendary status for many generations in the town.

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Profile: R.P. Fennell

Portlaoise has been blessed with having some really good administrators over the years.
In the early years there was R.P. Fennell, a man whose family and connections were
deeply rooted in the town and in the nationalist tradition.

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