Paddy Holohan

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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(...)

Roomex co-founders Jack Donaghy and Karl Glennon

Irish travel software company Roomex has raised €8 million in a funding round led by Dublin and London-listed venture capital firm Draper Esprit. The (...)

Don’t knock it: MMA fighter Conor McGregor. Photograph: John Locher/AP

He may be RTÉ’s best-paid broadcaster, but Ryan Tubridy doesn’t seem unduly bothered about projecting a wholesome mainstream image. During his opening(...)

Conor McGregor, chilling out ahead of a press event in Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Patrick Hyland, a gentle and amusing former boxer who once called himself The Punisher, waits for the boys and girls he now trains at the gleaming Str(...)

Ireland’s Aisling Daly in action against Ericka Almeida during the UFC Fight Night at the  3 Arena in Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The UFC’s Fight Night in Dublin ended, as expected, with UFC president Dana White telling the Irish fans: “I’ve travelled the world putting on these e(...)

UFC Fight Night 59: The near sell-out crowd was treated to an exhibition of McGregor’s exceptional mixed martial arts talent. Photograph: Inpho/Emily Harney

With odds of 1-12 in his favour, a victory for Conor McGregor on Sunday should have been considered a mere formality. But such is the Irishman’s star (...)

Laura Kennedy takes on Suzanne Roche in Brazilian jiu-jitsu at SBG, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Until now, I’ve always considered my body’s primary purpose to be keeping my brain off the floor. I’m like a lot of people – fundamentally disconne(...)