EU Referendum: Stronger In wins Irish stars as U2 and Liam Neeson come out for Remain

 
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Liam Neeson has a very particular set of opinions on EU membership.

Lately Vote Leave has been rolling out celebrity backers from ex-England footballer Sol Campbell to cricketer Ian Botham.

But now Stronger In have got the luck of the Irish as both U2 and Taken star Liam Neeson have come out in support of Remain.

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"A UK exit would have the worst ramifications for the Island of Ireland", Neeson said, calling on Irish citizens living in the UK to vote to stay in the EU in Thursday's referendum.

He added: "A Brexit vote will make us weak. I urge you to go out and vote to remain in the EU."

Meanwhile, pro-Brexiters may now feel short-changed with 80's rocker Bryan Adam's support of Vote Leave as legendary Irish band U2 have also come out in favour of Remain after sharing a campaign video from pro-EU group Irish4Europe with their fans on Facebook.

The band said: "Irish voters in Britain, don’t go we’d miss you.

"Europe without Britain seems unimaginable to us. Bono, Edge, Adam, Larry."

Read more: Quiz: Can you guess where these celebs stand on Brexit?

The news comes after former England star David Beckham declared his support for staying in the EU on Tuesday.

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