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MMA fighter Paddy Holohan elected to South Dublin County Council

Mixed martial arts fighter Paddy Holohan has won a seat on South Dublin County Council. He ran as a candidate for Sinn Féin.

The 31-year-old first-time candidate celebrated at the count centre at City West in Dublin after clinching a seat in the Tallaght South electoral area.

Mr Holohan was forced to retire from the UFC in 2016 due to a rare blood disorder. He now runs his own gym, SBG Dublin 24 in Tallaght.

- Press Association

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