Tony Coote

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The late Fr Tony Coote helped raise almost €700,000 for Motor Neurone Disease research before he died. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin has announced the creation of a new Fr Tony Coote Assistant Professor in Motor Neuron Disease Research. In a statement, the u(...)

Fr Tony Coote’s coffin is carried out of the Church of St Thérèse, Mount Merrion, Stillorgan, Co Dublin, at his funeral Mass. Photograph: Tom Honan

David Coote wanted people to know that his brother Fr Tony Coote died peacefully, 18 months after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease. “He was(...)

The funeral of Fr Tony Coote will take place in Mount Merrion, Dublin on Monday.Photograph:  The Irish Times

Fr Tony Coote approached his diagnosis of motor neurone disease (MND) with determination and without self-pity, the Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid M(...)

Fr Tony Coote pictured in July 2018. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Fr Tony Coote Born: June 16th, 1964 Died: August 28th, 2019 The Dublin priest, campaigner and latterly author Fr Tony Coote died on Wednesday, aged 5(...)

Fr Tony Coote was conferred with an honorary doctorate of science by UCD last December. He is pictured here with Archbishop of Dublin Dr Diarmuid Martin and his mother Patricia. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Tributes have been paid to social justice campaigner Fr Tony Coote, who has died aged 55, more than a year after being diagnosed with motor neuron dis(...)

Fr Tony Coote, whose fundraising for motor neurone disease raised a total of €550,000. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) has announced plans to hire a fourth nurse to help people living with motor neurone disease, using(...)

Fr Tony Coote: Characteristically good humoured and alert to human nature

They say pride comes before a fall, but in the case of Fr Tony Coote, it may have been the opposite. Diagnosed in April with motor neurone disease, a (...)

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The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm After a heroic performance on Saturday which saw Ireland defeating the All Blacks by 16-9, man of the match(...)

Pope John Paul II kisses thr ground on arrival in Dublin, 1979. Photograph: Mazpix

Watching the second part of the quite superb RTÉ documentary series The Game last Monday night, I was struck by the fervour of the crowds in Croke Par(...)

Fr Tony Coote arrives into Ballydehob having finished his arduous trek which he undertook over the course of the last month. Photograph: Jonathan Healy

A priest who “fell to the floor” with shock earlier this year when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease (MND), on Monday completed a 550km (...)

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