Last Thursday, Dublin was rocked by riots after a man, rumored to be an Algerian immigrant, stabbed several people, including three little children.
The police commissioner attempted to blame “the far right” for the riots.
Conor McGregor, former UFC champion, spoke out against the way the authorities handled the situation.
Innocent children ruthlessly stabbed by a mentally deranged non-national in Dublin, Ireland today. Our chief of police had this to say on the riots in the aftermath. Drew, not good enough. There is grave danger among us in Ireland that should never be here in the first place, and… https://t.co/ac6j1GIjXD
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 23, 2023
“Innocent children ruthlessly stabbed by a mentally deranged non-national in Dublin, Ireland today,” McGregor said. “Our chief of police had this to say on the riots in the aftermath. Drew, it’s not good enough. There is grave danger among us in Ireland that should never be here in the first place, and there has been zero action done to support the public in any way, shape, or form with this frightening fact. NOT GOOD ENOUGH. Make a change or make a way. Ireland for the victory God bless those attacked today, we pray.”
McGregor said that while he didn’t condone riots, they did nothing to “fix the issues that we face.” He did however understand the frustration of the people and the need for change.
I do not condone last nights riots. I do not condone any attacks on our first responders in their line of duty. I do not condone looting and the damaging of shops. Last nights scenes achieved nothing toward fixing the issues we face. I do understand frustrations however, and I do… https://t.co/FFx7d0ZROb
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 24, 2023
He said he’d do something to address the issues. Some interpreted this as a sign that he was stepping into politics, at least in the immigration issue. McGregor has over 10 million followers on X and more than 46 million on Instagram. He has a loud voice.
“I’m in the middle of organizing.” Trust me, I’m more tactical than you think and I have support. Mark my words, there will be a change in Ireland. If they don’t act quickly with their plan to ensure Ireland’s safety, I’ll do it.
We have reported that there were already protests against illegal immigration.
McGregor also criticized Leo Varadkar on Sunday, for his statements about the Hamas’ release of Emily Hand. It sounded as if she had been lost and then found in a park, rather than kidnapped by ruthless terrorists. He questioned why Varadkar, and the authorities, were downplaying crimes committed against children.
She was abducted by an evil terrorist organization. What is with you and your government and your paid for media affiliates constantly down playing / attempting to repress horrific acts that happen to children. You are a disgrace. The day after a stabbing of children in Ireland,… https://t.co/YKyviZDLfW
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 26, 2023
Garda (the Irish police) is now investigating his posts for “hate speech” online.
Varadkar said that it was crucial to pass the proposed law on hate speech when asked about McGregor’s remarks. He said that the law needed to be passed immediately, within weeks, so that they could take action against those who spread “hate”.
The hate speech law that Ireland is preparing to pass is arguably the most radical legislation of its kind we’ve seen in the West.
— Nate Hochman (@njhochman) November 26, 2023
The proposed law is extremely bad and criminalizes the possession of anything that could incite violence.
Don’t worry, Irish people. All law is about restricting freedom. They’re just doing it for “the common good.” Yikes.
“We are restricting freedom for the common good”: Irish Green Party Senator Pauline O’Reilly says that her government’s hate speech bill is about “restricting freedom,” and censoring views on gender identity if those views create “discomfort.”#gript pic.twitter.com/H7QIT0QHmf
— gript (@griptmedia) June 15, 2023
If this goes through, the Irish people will be in serious trouble. It shows where the left wants to lead us.