Conor McGregor could face issues over this print of a gun

January 9, 2016 - photo frame

UPDATE: Conor McGregor concurred toting an airsoft gun in open and apologized in an Instagram post Friday.

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UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor posted a print of a masked chairman holding a gun in a automobile on Instagram early Thursday morning, and he might be confronting issues in Ireland as a result.

In a photo, dual people are in a car, with one wearing a ski facade that covers many of a face and holding what looks like a black firearm out of a window toward a camera. It’s not transparent possibly either of a people is McGregor.

A UFC central told FOX Sports that a graduation is wakeful of a posted print and that they have been in hit with Conor McGregor’s manager, Audie Attar. 

Ireland has some of a many difficult firearm laws in a world. Several European media outlets are stating that it is believed what a chairman in a print is holding is a reproduction or airsoft gun — McGregor recently was seen sharpened such a gun in a video — though even that could emanate a problem for a Irish MMA star.

Imitation airsoft guns with a nozzle appetite of underneath one joule (a section of energy) are not personal as firearms underneath Irish law and do not need owners to have a firearms certificate, according to Ireland’s Department of Justice. However, a DOJ website says new legislation creates it a crime to possess a “realistic fabrication firearm in a open place though official management or reasonable excuse.” In a acted photo, a automobile is in what appears to be an outside driveway, with houses nearby, though no people other than a dual group inside are in a frame.

The Irish Independent reports that a orator for a Gardai, Ireland’s inhabitant military force, reliable that they are investigating. The Gardai have not nonetheless responded to calls and an email from FOX Sports seeking comment.

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