Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin TD has congratulated Katie Taylor on winning a fourth successive World Championship in boxing this morning.

Deputy Martin commented: “I want to extend my best wishes and congratulations to Katie Taylor on yet another world title in China this morning. Katie’s win in the World Boxing Championships is a fantastic personal achievement and a great moment in Irish sport.

“Katie Taylor is one of this country’s outstanding sporting personalities and her gold medal in the World Championships is a cause for national pride. I, along with the rest of the country look forward to watching her in this summer’s Olympics where she will no doubt represent us with pride again.”