Katie Taylor schedules November homecoming fight in Bray

first_imgI’ve been training hard all summer and am really looking forward to boxing at home against a top class European opponent in preparation for future titles.“It’s great that local fans will have the chance to see me box on a more personable level.”Irish team-mate Adam Nolan, who was controversially knocked out of the World Championships yesterday, has also been pencilled in for a bout on the night.For more information, visit katietaylor.ieHenry braced to be battered and bruised again in MontpellierHere’s the key GAA club fixtures for the week ahead OLYMPIC BOXING CHAMPION Katie Taylor has confirmed she will fight in her hometown of Bray next month.The 27-year-old Wicklow fighter will take on Mira Potkonen of Finland in front of home fans at the Ballywaltrim Community Centre on 30 November as part of her ‘Road to Rio’ preparations for next year’s AIBA World and European Championships and ultimately the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.“It’s with great pleasure that I can finally return to the ring and box in Bray, I am delighted that I can give something back to my local community, who have extended such overwhelming support for me over the years,” Taylor said.last_img read more

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Two arrested over murder of man at senior citizens complex

first_imgUpdated at 6.36pmGARDAÍ HAVE MADE two arrests in connection with the death of a man at a senior citizens’ housing complex in the Ringsend area of Dublin on Monday.The body of 63-year-old Thomas Horan was discovered at Cambridge Court at 4am on Monday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.A post-mortem revealed he had died as a result of internal injuries, and gardaí confirmed this evening that they were upgrading their enquiry to a murder investigation.A woman aged 37 and a 27-year-old man were arrested by gardaí this afternoon. They’re being questioned at Donnybrook and Irishtown garda stations.Investigating officers are also appealing for information on the case — they’re asking anyone who may have been in the Cambridge Court/Road area between 10pm on Sunday night and 4am on Monday to get in contact. Irishtown Garda Station can be reached on 01 – 666 9600.First posted, 2.38pm.Additional reporting, Daragh Brophy.Read: Jenny Lauren fined €2,000 for ‘air rage’ incidentRead: Failed breathing apparatus forced firefighter out of apartment block blazelast_img read more

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