Paddy Holohan

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We begin with a very happy birthday to Micheál Martin who is 60 today. What’s the star sign for August 1st? The Taoiseach is a Leo. Oh. Sure never (...)

Sinn Féin Cllr Paddy Holohan has been criticised heavily for questioning Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s links to Ireland because of his Indian ancestry.  File photograph:  Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

On a rainy Tuesday morning outside The Square shopping centre in Tallaght there was little interest in the controversy enveloping Sinn Féin’s Dublin S(...)

Sinn Féin councillor Paddy Holohan. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin has said it was “wrong” that councillor and former MMA fighter Paddy Holohan, who was suspended by the party in January, was (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she was “upset” when she heard “vile” comments made by one of her party’s councillors on a podcast. Talla(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan  visit Drogheda on Friday, where teenager  Keane Mulready-Woods was murdered and his body dismembered. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Violent crime has jumped to the centre of the general election campaign following further gangland shootings in Dublin and a stabbing in Cork city. T(...)

Paddy Holohan topped the poll in Tallaght South for Sinn Féin in last May’s local elections: Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin councillor and former MMA fighter Paddy Holohan has been suspended from the party with immediate effect, following comments on his podcast i(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (L), Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys, and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe  at the Fine Gael launch. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have both promised increases in public spending and tax cuts as the two parties turned to their economic plans on day three (...)

 Paddy Holohan, former UFC fighter and Sinn Féin councillor. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he accepts the apology of Sinn Féin councillor Paddy Holohan over remarks about how a “family man” should run the coun(...)

Paddy Holohan, former UFC fighter and Sinn Féin councillor in his Gym in Tymon North, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

On the wall of the Straight Blast Gym (SBG) in an industrial estate in Dublin 24, there’s a huge picture of the gym’s owner, the red-bearded MMA fight(...)

Paddy ‘The Hooligan’ Holohan prior to his retirement from MMA. Photograph: Getty

Former UFC fighter Paddy Holohan is to run for Sinn Féin in the May local elections. Mr Holohan announced his retirement in 2016, citing a rare blood(...)

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