Homecoming celebrations for Geesala boxer Aoibhe Carabine
Bonfires will be lighting across Erris this evening to welcome home the region’s latest boxing success.
15-year old Aoibhe Carabine from the Geesala Boxing Club won a gold medal at the European Junior Championships on Sunday in Bulgaria..
Aoibhe is a grand-daughter of the late Frank Brogan, well-known businessman in Erris.
The Irish girls team won 6 medals in total at the European Youth and Junior chanpionships.
Aoibhe is expected in Bellacorrick between 7 and 7.30 this evening, and will stop off in her hometown of Bangor Erris before travelling onto Geesala, where’s she’s due at about 8.30.
Large crowds are expected to come out at the various stops to show their support for the young boxer.