Chris Lyttle MLA said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Paddy and Michael and I want to offer them my sincere congratulations.
“This excellent result puts boxing in the spotlight. Watching two sportsmen from Northern Ireland take gold medals will inspire other young people to work hard and aim high at their chosen sport.
“The entire Commonwealth Games team have worked hard and secured some great results for Northern Ireland. They should all be extremely proud of themselves and all they have achieved.”