Anto Finnegan Death – Obituary News: Former Antrim footballer and charity campaigner has died at 48.

By | September 19, 2021

Anto Finnegan Death – Obituary News: Former Antrim footballer and charity campaigner has died at 48.

We are sad to report that Former Antrim footballer and charity campaigner Anto Finnegan has passed away at the age of 48.

The Belfast man was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease and spent the last decade raising awareness and significant funding for the deterMND charity, which he founded.

His death was confirmed by several sources on social media.

His death was also confirmed in a statement released by his club,St Paul’s, who said that “It is with the upmost sadness that we learn of the passing of our friend, former player, coach, mentor & ambassador Anto Finnegan.

“This world has lost a fine man. Our deepest sympathies to Alison, Conall, Ava & the Finnegan & Dowdall families. RTE Reported 

Anto Finnegan Cause of Death.

Its unclear as at the time of this reporting what cause the death of Anto Finnegan, and we are not sure his death is related to Covid-19.

Condolences – Comments and Reactions.

Donate4Dáithí wrote 

It is people like Anto Finnegan that gave us the inspiration – to not take no for an answer, to fight for what we believe in and to raise awareness and campaign for #hope.
Antrim has lost a legend but Anto’s legacy will live on forever. Our sincere condolences to Anto’s family and friends at this sad time.

RT @Naomh_Una_clg: Everyone at St Agnes GAC are saddened to hear that very sad news that Anto Finnegan has passed away. To Anto’s family we offer our heartfelt condolences. St Agnes pray for him. Read More


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