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The former two-weight world champion says the housing project has given him ‘great pride’
Conor McGregor is building houses for the homeless in his native Dublin.
McGregor, a former two-weight world champion in the UFC, spoke with construction workers and greeted some of the locals as he inspected the first property development site.
While the 30-year-old usually flaunts his extravagant wealth on social media, he uploaded pictures of the housing project to his Instagram account and said it ‘gives me great pride.’
“Back on the site today, it has been a while,” he wrote.
“This is my first property development. We have 8 homes here closing in on finish.
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“3 bedroom houses, designated for families that currently reside in hotels around the capital, without a home to call their own. But not for long. Through the storm comes the sun!
“Walking around this land and these homes today, meeting all the neighbours, knowing that soon there will be families living here, creating their own memories, and building back their lives, gives me great pride!
“Ireland forever! Ireland first! Ireland always!”
Fans praised ‘Notorious’ for his efforts with one saying; “It’s nice to see a sportsman with a new found wealth remembering where he came from and doing good for others,” and another said; “That’s amazing! What a great way to give back.“
There was also this lengthy message: “This is lovely! The best a human being can ever do for others. All the haters and doubters who talk s**t about Conor McGregor can never understand what wonderful accomplishments he’s had in just 30 years of life.
“I respect and admire all your endeavours, Conor!!“
Others tried their luck at getting a job working for McGregor.
“How do I get a scaffolding job on one of Connor’s sites??” one person wrote on Facebook.
The controversial Irishman, has not fought since he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov in four rounds at UFC 229 in October 2018, announced in March, for the second time in his career, he was retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts.
However, he has since admitted he can never fully walk away from fighting and hinted he will be back.