Love Island winner visits Buttercrane, Newry

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Monday, February 17th, 2020
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Close to 700 fans visited Buttercrane last weekend to get up close and personal with 2019 Love Island winner and Irish Rugby pro player Greg O’Shea.

Limerick-born Greg won series 5 of the show with Amber Gill.

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He was joined by Newry native, social media influencer, author and fitness blogger Maeve Madden.

 

 

He spent over an hour meeting every fan waiting in Buttercrane, taking selfies, signing everything from parental consent forms to school diaries.

Greg O’Shea plays professional rugby 7’s and is part of the Irish squad who are hopeful of qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo next Summer.

 

 

Greg has recently appeared as a presenter on RTE’s 2FM and will be co-hosting a new TV chat show for Virgin Media called ‘The Late Tackle’.

This will air on Thursday nights for the next 6 weeks to coincide with the Six Nations Rugby Championship.

 

 

Greg also has a law degree from the University of Limerick.

 

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