Basketball community mourns Martin

The Cork basketball community is in mourning on hearing the news of the death of passionate Neptune club man, Martin Aherne. who was heavily involved in coaching, both at club level and with Irish teams. Local club, Donoughmore, said, “It was with great sadness that we at Donoughmore Basketball Club learned of the sad passing of Martin Ahern. Martin could be seen on the side of the court proudly supporting his daughter Aine and her teammates . Martin gave up some of his free time to volunteer with the club. He was a pure gentleman and a friend of many club members and supporters. The club would like to offer sincere condolences to Martina, Aine and his family on the death of a wonderful Husband, Father and Friend. May he rest in peace, One of life’s true gentlemen you will be missed.”

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