Cian Healy apologises and cites "ignorance" for blue wall tweet

"Sorry for any offence caused"

Cian Healy, Leinster, Ireland

Image: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Leinster and Ireland prop Cian Healy has apologised for a tweet which has drawn criticism.

His tweet, which has since been deleted, read: "Ya ain't alternative unless you're in front of a blue wall these days". 

The blue wall refers to a recently removed mural in support of the Repeal The 8th campaign which was on the side of the Project Arts Centre and has since been painted over in blue.

Healy's tweet appeared to make reference to that and has drawn criticism on social media from those who feel his words belittle the campaign.

He has since apologised on Twitter: