Smedias Pay Special Tribute To Laois Student Killed In Hit-And-Run

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Joe Drennan was remembered at the event last night.

A special tribute was paid to a Laois student who died in in a hit-and-run last year at the National Student Media Awards last night.

A tribute to Mountrath's Joe Drennan received a standing ovation by attendees.

It was also announced the RSA Award for Journalism Relating to Road Safety would be renamed the Joe Drennan Award.

Joe was the editor of the Limerick Voice, which scooped Newspaper of the Year at the Smedias.

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