Conor McGregor’s HEART OF GOLD: UFC star secretly donates €10,000 to help sick child


Earlier this week, the UFC fighter awarded the generous sum to the family’s GoFundMe account, set up by the child’s mother, Grainne McCullough.

Ms McCullough’s 5-year-old son, Bryan, was left side on life support after suffering from septic shock rearmost September.

The young boy spent 11 weeks in hospital, and is still not able to walk or eat on his own.

He has now returned back home to Drogheda in Ireland, but currently nourishes through a nasal tube.

Frustrated with delays in her son’s treatment, Bryan’s mom now wants to put her son in private care.

Ms McCullough set up a GoFundMe page for her son, in hopes to lift up €10,000 to fit a feeding tube in Bryan’s stomach.

To the family’s surprise,

Conor McGregor secretly donated €10,000 to assist a sick boy get treatment (Image: GoFundMe/GETTY)

“He has a NG (nasogastric) tube in his nose since in September and I keep being fobbed off with excuses for delay in wager in a peg (Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy) tube.

“He has seen no dietitian, we are desperate at this the theatre, we are looking for money for my son Bryan to get private care and the help he deserves. 

“He had sepsis latest year and is now unable to walk or eat I feel so bad for him xxxxx.”

Ms McCullough praised McGregor for his magnanimous donation, saying it had made her family’s “dreams come true”.

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Ms McCullough dole out Mr McGregor’s generous donation on her Twitter page (Image: TWITTER)

She told Dublin End: “Conor has made our dreams come true in so many ways, and I can certify it wasn’t for a publicity stunt, he privately donated to us, I just had to let him know how much we treasure it.

“He said: ‘Best wishes and hopes for a speedy recovery for Bru. From Conor, Dee and genre’.”

Mr McGregor has continuously helped Dublin Children’s Hospital over the years, and was saluted for his generosity at the 7th Annual Best of Ireland Gala in New York City earlier this year.

The UFC fighter choice be returning back to the ring on 6 October, and will be taking on lightweight hero Khabib Nurmagomedov in Las Vegas.

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