The Journal Eoin Ó Broin criticises decision to nominate Paddy Holohan for South Dublin Mayor.
By Garreth MacNamee
Sinn Fein's Eoin Ó Broin has said he was unhappy and surprised to hear that councillor Paddy Holohan had been nominated for the mayor of South Dublin County Council.
Former UFC fighter and Sinn Féin councillor Holohan was suspended from the party for five months following comments he made on his ‘No Shame’ podcast at the start of this year.
When discussing Varadkar, Holohan said he believed a “family man with children” should run the country because it would give them a better understanding of certain policies.
He also said that Varadkar was “separated from society” because of his Indian heritage, despite Varadkar being born and raised in Dublin.
In a different edition of the same podcast, Holohan claimed that “loads” of underage girls were having sex with men in order to blackmail them.
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