Tuesday 19 November 2019

Celebrities take to Twitter to congratulate John Joe Nevin

Niall Horan. Photo: Getty Images
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YESTERDAY it was Katie Taylor, and today it is John Joe Nevin who has attracted the attention of celebrities on Twitter for his silver medal victory.

Fellow Mullingar man and One Direction member Niall Horan: “congratulations john joe! soooo proud right now! you did it..olympic final...have goose bumps even writing this..call ya later”

Another Westmeath man Voice of Ireland judge Bressie said: “Aaaaaaa so proud @johnJoeNevin . Myself and @NiallOfficial off to see him in final tomorrow night in London. Just fooking brilliant””

Former Westlife member Nicky Byrne: “Well done John joe Nevin - another Gold on the way :)#TeamIreland”

Fellow Olympic boxer Darren O’Neill tweeted: “That man is gifted!!! @johnJoeNevin great boxer, great friend and super hero all round”

RTE presenter Daiti O’Shea tweeted: “Great Stuff John Joe Nevin boy!! #upourcrowd”

Dara O’Briain said “Bloody hell, that was a hell of a fight from John Joe Nevin. Hope it's a final against Team GB!”

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