Conor McGregor helps deliver PPE across Ireland

‘A real solid day for the team!’: Conor McGregor follows up €1m donation by helping to deliver PPE to 165 locations across Ireland as he continues to help his country fight against coronavirus

  • Conor McGregor has been keen to help tackle the coronavirus crisis in Ireland  
  • It is understood the UFC star has donated £900,000 (€1m) worth of PPE  
  • The 31-year-old helped deliver to hospitals across the country on Wednesday
  • Here’s how to help people impacted by Covid-19

Conor McGregor has displayed his kinder side during the coronavirus pandemic after delivering PPE to hospitals across the Republic of Ireland. 

The 31-year-old shared pictures of himself unloading supplies out of the back of a white van on Wednesday as he visited emergency departments across the country.

Alongside the post, McGregor commented: ’28 counties. 165 locations. 18 vans. A real solid day for the team! Tomorrow we go again. Thank you all involved!’   

Conor McGregor spent his day on Wednesday helping deliver PPE supplies to Irish hospitals 

McGregor respects social distancing measures as he speaks to staff at one of the hospitals

McGregor made a donation of €1million back in April, allowing hospitals across his homeland to buy up 50,000 PPE masks and has been delivering them on a regular basis across the country. 

So far, there have been 23,401 confirmed cases, with 1,497 deaths occurring. 

In the pictures shared, McGregor could be seen unloading vehicles packed full of kit, while delivering in trollies stacked up with essential supplies.

The ‘Notorious’ also then took the time to chat to the key workers doing their bit inside the hospitals, respecting social distancing measures as he chatted to some of them in the reception area.

The pandemichas seen the infamously spiky McGregor show his sympathetic side as he looks to do all he can to help out in the crisis.

The 31-year-old was pictured wheeling in several boxes of supplies to help out medical staff

His mellowing has also extended to his bitter rivals, with the Irishman reaching out to Khabib Nurmagomedov to send his best wishes after it was revealed the fighter’s father was in a coma in Moscow.

After learning that he was in a critical condition, McGregor tweeted: ‘Praying for the recovery of ‘Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. A man responsible for more world champions, across multiple fighting disciplines, than we even know.

‘A true martial genius! Very saddened upon hearing this news tonight. Praying for the Nurmagomedov family at this time.’

The UFC star posed with seven other volunteers as they helped to move the 50,000 items 

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