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Conor McGregor leads tributes following death of viral star Darren 'One Sup' Nolan

'I was late bro but everything for a reason'
Conor is pictured with Darren's mam and a photo of the star

Conor is pictured with Darren's mam and a photo of the star

Neil Fetherstonhaugh

Hundreds of tributes including one from Conor McGregor have been paid to Ballymun man Darren 'One Sup' Nolan.

McGregor offered his condolences to the family of the viral video star who had found fame for both his freestyle rapping and his ability to down any large drink in one.

The UFC star left a heartfelt tribute on Instagram, alongside a photograph of himself and Darren's mum holding a framed photograph of the late viral star.

"I was late bro but everything for a reason,” he wrote.. “I will miss you Darren."

Meanwhile, a GoFundMe has been set up to assist with the funeral and Darren's family.

The description reads: "On behalf of our friend Darren "One Sup" Nolan we would like to set up this go fund me for his family to be able to give him the send-off he deserves.

"He will be sadly missed, he was such a good character, such a loving person.

"Any donation are grateful. You will be sadly missed bro."

A notice on RIP reads: "Darren Nolan (Ballymun, Dublin 9) December 9th 2021. Suddenly at his home. Beloved son of Patricia and Brian and beloved brother of James and the late Maria.

"Sadly missed by his heartbroken family, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, in-laws and partners, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

"Reposing at his home on Tuesday, 14th December from 4pm to 8pm but those attending must adhere to Covid-19 guidelines. Funeral mass on Thursday morning, December 16th, at 10am at the Church of The Virgin Mary, Shangan Road, followed by burial in Fingal Cemetery, Malahide Road, Balgriffin."

People have flooded the condolences section with messages of sympathy and support.

"Never met you in real life Darren but loved your TikTok's,” one person wrote. “You downing the occasional scoop when required, you were such a chilled out lad with not a worry in the world, rest in peace man. Condolences to your family at this particularly hard time, RIP.”

Another added: “I am very sad to hear of Darren’s passing, Darren was a lovely man and was so kind, thinking of Pat and family at this very sad time.”

One person said they were “broken hearted” to hear about Darren's passing.

“Such a character and a heart of gold,” they added. “One of the good ones.”

“To his family, I Didn't know Darren personally, but I know he was a good guy. He will look after you from above,” one person wrote.

“Rest in Peace Darren, so sad to hear of your passing, my condolence to your mam Pat, brother James and rest of your family. A modern day poet. I still have copies of the poems you wrote for The Ballyrunners Graduation, such a great talent and a truly lovely young man."

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