Sunday October 25, 2020

FG general election candidate McGahon under investigation over alleged assault

Senior Fine Gael members aware of McGahon’s involvement in fracas for some time

21st October, 2018
John McGahon, Fine Gael councillor for Louth

Gardaí are investigating an alleged assault involving a Fine Gael councillor and general election candidate outside a nightclub in the early hours of the morning last June.

Louth councillor John McGahon has admitted to his involvement in a drunken fight. The 27-year-old has said he has yet to make a statement to Gardaí, but that he is prepared to do so.

The fight is understood to have taken place outside the Rum House,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

This product does not auto-renew

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

The state’s National Cyber Security Centre is constantly dealing with suspected attacks and urgently needs more resources

Michael Brennan | 1 month ago

We are far less reliant on the UK as a trading partner now than in previous decades — our focus needs to switch to the many challenges and opportunities of the future

Neale Richmond | 1 month ago

Covid-19 and an economic crisis are exacerbating the trauma of this month’s explosion, writes a Concern worker on the ground

Dom Hunt | 2 months ago