Conor McGregor’s £2m pub in Dublin targeted in shocking petrol bomb attack

Two petrol bombs have been thrown at UFC star Conor McGregor’s £2million pub in Dublin.

Police are investigating after the property was targeted on Wednesday night, with two pipe bombs also reported to have been found at the scene. 

McGregor, who is from Dublin, bought the Black Forge Inn pub, on Drimnagh Road in Crumlin in 2019. 

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Gardai are now appealing for witnesses to provide dashcam footage recorded in the area overnight. 

A source told Dublin Live that two men on scooters were seen near the pub, which was closed at the time, before the alleged attempted bombing.

They said: ‘There was two people allegedly spotted on scooters who passed the establishment at the time and next thing they were being chased by two others who had come out of the property.

‘McGregor had been holding a taste testing menu in the pub at the same time so the alleged attackers may have assumed he was inside.’

The stylish bar features The Notorious, McGregor, heavily in its branding.

Conor McGregor’s pub was targeted by criminals on Wednesday night in a petrol bomb attack

McGregor bought the property for £2million in 2019 and has overseen a transformation 

The UFC star was unharmed and there were no victims, according to Irish police  

The pub boasts on its website that it will ‘lead the way in entertainment in Dublin Twelve’ and that it will host iconic events at our premium venue’. 

The swanky interior combines traditional pub with a restaurant. The menu includes a £15 beef burger and a prime Irish fillet steak for £30.

‘Gardai are investigating an incident of attempted criminal damage at a licenced premises on the Drimnagh Road,’ the police told Dublin Live.

‘No damage was done to the premises. Gardai are appealing for witnesses in relation to this incident is asked to contact Gardai.

‘Gardai are particularly keen for anyone with camera footage from the area overnight to make this available to them.

‘Anyone with any information is asked to contact Crumlin Garda station on 01 666 2000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.’

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