Tony McGregor shares pint photo in Black Forge Inn after ‘criminal damage’ incident

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The father of Conor McGregor has shared a photo of a pint following a 'criminal damage' incident at the UFC star's pub.


Tony McGregor uploaded a snap of a pint of his son's Forged Irish Stout on his Instagram story on Thursday afternoon, tagging both the Black Forge Inn and the pub's manager in the post.

Gardai are investigating an incident of "attempted criminal damage" at the Dublin pub which happened on Wednesday night.

The pub, which is based on the Drimnagh Road in Dublin 12, was not damaged in the attack.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who as in the area at the time to come forward with information.

The pint pic Tony McGregor shared

A garda spokesman said: "Gardaí are investigating an incident of attempted criminal damage at a licenced premises on the Drimnagh Road, Crumlin last night, Wednesday 12th January 2022.

"No damage was done to the premises.

"Gardaí are appealing for witnesses in relation to this incident is asked to contact Gardaí. Gardaí are particularly keen for anyone with camera footage from the area overnight to make this available to them.

Conor McGregor with his dad Tony
(Image: Instagram/ Dee Devlin)

"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."

McGregor purchased the Black Forge Inn for €2 million before spending another €1 million on renovations, with the pub opening its doors last summer.

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He was recently granted planning permission by Dublin City Centre to add an extension to the rear of the Dublin 12 venue.

The plans will see the addition of a large single-story extension and food preparation area, as well as an outdoor dining section with raised canopy overhead.

Sharing a picture of the pub on Twitter to announce the plans, McGregor said: "There she is in all her mystical glory! To the top left of this picture, where the black gate and tarmac is, is where my new indoor/outdoor area will be.

"Ready by February. It will add a whole other dimension to this already amazing Dublin Twelve premise! Proper indeed!"

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