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Legend: Conor McGregor has been branded “a credit to Ireland” after he showed special generosity to wheelchair-bound fan




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We don’t try and pretend that The Liberal team aren’t big fans of the Notorious – the word Legend is thrown around quite often but it really only suits a few, and Conor McGregor is one of them!

McGregor was over in Galway on Saturday night. He was seen strolling around the city before partying in a few bars and local nightclub, but this is only the sideshow story.

Local woman Sinead Nora McGrath heard Conor was in town and she quickly jumped into her car and helped in her boyfriend, Stevo Timothy who can no longer walk and is wheelchar-bound after he suffered a severe spinal injury.

Sinead spotted The Notorious, ran up to the Dublin UFC Champ and told him her boyfriend was a huge fan but he couldn’t run with her and that was nearby sitting in their car.

McGregor, heading the other way from where Sinead was parked, didn’t bat an eyelid and started to link Sinead simply asking “Where is he? Let’s go and have a chat”.

Conor met Simon at the car, had a chat about a video the couple made in which they jokingly called out the UFC Champ, and took plenty of photos to remember the occasion.

Needless to say this made Sinead’s night, let alone Simon’s. She wrote the below Facebook post which up until the time of this article has received an incredible 40,000 Likes!

What a really great story from all concerned to start off the week ahead, happy Monday everyone!

Conor McGregor is a true credit to Ireland. When I heard he was in town myself and Stevo Timothy immediately went to…

Posted by Sinead Nora McGrath on Sunday, 21 February 2016

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