Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O'Hanlon is an Irish comedian and actor, best known for his roles in televition sitcoms as Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted and George Sunday in My Hero. O'Hanlon was born in 1965.

About Ardal O'Hanlon

Ardal O'Hanlon (born 8 October 1965) is an Irish comedian and actor, best known for his roles in television sitcoms as Father Dougal McGuire in Father Ted and George Sunday in My Hero. O'Hanlon was born in 1965 in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Ireland, the son of Rory O'Hanlon, an Irish politician and doctor, and has five siblings. RT__'s Who do you think you are? programme on Monday 6 October 2008 examined Ardal's family tree. He discovered that his paternal grandfather, Michael O'Hanlon, a UCD medicine student, had joined the Irish Republican Army during the Irish War of Independence and was a member of Michael Collins's squad which assassinated British secret service agents on the morning of Bloody Sunday.

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