Mixed martial arts fighter Paddy Holohan has won a seat on South Dublin County Council. He ran as a candidate for Sinn Féin.
— Sinn Féin (@sinnfeinireland) May 26, 2019
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