Connaughton welcomes funds for Tuam boxing club

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An allocation of €25,000 for St. Ailbhe’s Boxing Club in Tuam was welcomed this week by Paul Connaughton T.D.

The East Galway T.D. said that an allocation of €25,000 was made by the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Mr. Michael Ring T.D. for the boxing club, which is based at Dublin Road, Tuam.

Welcoming the announcement, Deputy Connaughton said, ‘This announcement is most welcome.  Since the success of Katie Taylor and other boxing Olympians, there has been an explosion of interest in boxing and I am delighted that this has been recognised by Minister Ring and the Department of Sport with this significant allocation.’