Danika McGuigan daughter of boxer Barry dies aged 30

The daughter of Irish boxing great actress Danika McGuigan has died aged 30 following a short illness.

A statement from her family read

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of our beautiful daughter and sister, Danika “Nika” McGuigan.

“After a brief but brave battle against cancer, Nika passed away peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday 23rd July, surrounded by her loving family.

“As a family we are devastated and ask for complete privacy during this difficult period to allow us to grieve for our Nika.”



Danika McGuigan pictured with her father Barry at the Wicklow Hospice Foundation premiere of Lincoln

She is survived by her parents Barry and Sandra and brothers Shane, Jake and Blane.

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