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Celebrities congratulate Shane Lowry – as he wins his first-ever major

Stars like Conor McGregor and Chris O'Dowd celebrated the news

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Stars have congratulated Shane Lowry in their droves – after winning his first-ever major.

Shane, 32, beat the odds as he won the 148th Open at Royal Portrush.

Taking to Twitter UFC champion Conor McGregor paid tribute to the sports star: “Big congratulations to Irishman @ShaneLowryGolf on winning his first major at The Open today,” he wrote.

“To win it, and to do so on Irish soil, the first time the event has been held here, has got to feel DAMN good!
Never underestimate an Irishman on home soil!

“Congrats my man,” he added.

Meanwhile actor Chris O’Dowd also took to the social media network to celebrate the news.

“There won’t be a sheep dipped in the midlands tonight,” he joked. “That was incredible @ShaneLowryGolf,” he added with a green love heart emoji.

President Michel D, Higgins also released a statement on Twitter after his historical victory.

“This victory was not only a great personal achievement but an historic win,” he said.

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