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28th Nov 2023

Conor McGregor reportedly to be investigated by Gardaí over Dublin riots

Stephen Porzio

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One of three live investigations into last Thursday’s events in Dublin is reportedly focusing on social media commentary suspected of inciting hate.

Conor McGregor is part of a Garda investigation into alleged incitement to hatred surrounding the Dublin riots last week, according to reports.

Last Thursday, in the aftermath of the knife attack outside Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire in Parnell Square East that left three children injured – of which a five-year-old girl remains in critical condition – riots broke out in Dublin city centre.

In the ensuing chaos, three buses, three Garda patrol cars and one Luas tram were set alight, while 13 properties were attacked and substantially damaged.

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Conor McGregor investigated by Gardaí over Dublin riots

Now, The Irish Mirror reports that – after an examination of recent social media posts by McGregor – the UFC star is now part of a wider official criminal probe into the events of last Thursday.

The paper states that one of three live investigations into last Thursday’s events is focusing on social media commentary suspected of inciting hate.

The Irish Mirror understands that McGregor, who posted to X before and after last week’s riots, is one of the people under investigation but has not been spoken to by Gardaí as of yet.

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