Maskey congratulates Olympic Medallist Paddy Barnes
Sinn Féin South Belfast MLA Alex Maskey has congratulated Irish boxer Paddy Barnes on achieving a bronze medal for his country at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
"I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to Irish Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes on his achievement.
As a former Holy Family boxer myself I would say that Paddy has done his club, Belfast, Ireland and indeed himself and his family proud.
Paddy joins a long and esteemed list of Irish Olympians.
Maith thú Paddy!" ENDS