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Local Sinn Féin Cllr Ray McHugh visits Crumlin Boxing Club

8 December, 2014

Crumlin Sinn Féin Councillor Ray McHugh has welcomed the refurbishment of Crumlin Boxing Club

Speaking today Cllr McHugh said:

“Work on the refurbishment of the Crumlin boxing club and changing rooms in Pearse park are now completed, The user clubs, Crumlin Boxing Club, Crumlin United Football Club, and Crumlin GAA, are in the process of moving back into the new refurbished premises with the official opening is expected to take place in early January.”

Cllr Ray McHugh visited the Crumlin Boxing Club and spoke to Philip Sutcliffe Snr who has given so much to the children of the area and built up the club to what is today,

Cllr Mc Hugh also spoke with one of Philip’s trophy winners Evan Metcalfe Light, the flyweight champion with three national titles under his belt and with the new facilities opening nothing will stop this club.

Cllr McHugh said:

“The new facilities are a welcome addition to the area and the council is to be complimented on the improvements to Pearse Park.”

Cllr McHugh added:

“A playground and an outdoor gym would complete the park, and I will be campaigning hard to bring this about. I have already entered motions to the Council, and presented this to the Council, including a signed petition by over 700 residents for a playground. Hopefully this will be achieved in the next 18 months.”


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