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    Rory McIlroy Wants a United Ireland .

    We must weigh up possibility of a United Ireland', says Rory

    Rory McIlroy has said that we need to "weigh up" the possibility of a united Ireland following the Brexit vote.

    In an interview that took place the day after the referendum result, the world number four golfer said: "If I'm Northern Irish, what's better? To be part of the UK and not be in the EU? Or to be in a united Ireland and still belong to the EU? People are going to have to weigh that up."


    Overall, the UK voted to leave the EU but Northern Ireland voted to remain, leading to fresh calls from Sinn Fein for a border poll.

    "You have Leave saying we send 350m to the EU every week and we should spend it on the NHS," said the Co Down star.

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    "And then Farage comes out and admits he doesn't know where that money is going."

    He also commented on his recent decision to pull out of the Olympics because of the dangers of the Zika virus.

    He said that it "wasn't worth the risk" because he "hadn't been dreaming about the Olympics his whole life".

    "The risk I was going to face didn't match what I was playing for. The risk wasn't worth the reward," he said.

    He added that he has also been following the US presidential election.

    "I've seen how people want to become secure and protected against the volatility of Islamic State and such like.

    "That's the big reason Leave won the day," he said.


    'We must weigh up possibility of a United Ireland', says Rory - Herald.ie

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    stick to talking about golf, rory.

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    No money in it for playing at the Olympic Rio games.

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    Would you go there for even a holiday ?

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    on rio and zika he makes relevant and informed points...because he's an athlete and he's talking about participating in the olympics.

    if he wants to opine about a post-brexit united ireland, the US 2016 presidential election or daesh, he would be wise to only do so with his family around the dinner table or his friends down at the pub....or anonymously on TD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by billy the kid View Post
    Would you go there for even a holiday ?
    No
    Don't want to get robbed for looking Irish

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