The death has taken place of Brian Mullins, one of the most influential players in the history of football. Check out his cause of death.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

Brian Mullins was an Irish Gaelic football manager and player. He played football with his local club St Vincent’s and was a senior member of the Dublin county team from 1974 until 1985.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

Personal information
Irish name Brian Ó Maoláin
Sport Gaelic football
Position Midfield
Born 27 September 1954
Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland
Died 30 September 2022 (aged 68)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
    Occupation      Director of Sport

Mullins later served as manager of both Dublin and Derry. He was regarded as one of Dublin’s greatest-ever players.

He was a nephew of Bill Casey, who played for Kerry in the 1930s and 1940s.

Mullins subsequently returned to Dublin where he secured a teaching job in Greendale Community School in Kilbarrack on the north side of the city. 


Dublin football great Brian Mullins has passed away at the age of 68 following a recent illness.

Mullins was regarded as one of the greatest midfielders in Gaelic football. He starred on Dublin teams that won All-Ireland senior finals in 1974, 1976, 1977 and 1983.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

In addition to those four Sam Maguire successes, he won nine Leinster senior medals, was part of two National League triumphs and won All-Star awards in 1976 and 1977.

At club level Mullins was a hugely influential figure for St Vincent’s as they won Dublin senior championships and also claimed All-Ireland glory in 1976.

He continued to be a central figure in St Vincent’s, steering them recently to the Dublin senior title in 2017, while he also filled the role of Director of Sport at UCD.

On the inter-county managerial front, Mullins took charge of Derry between 1996 and 1998, as they tasted glory in the league and Ulster senior football championship.

St Vincent’s GAA club this evening paid tribute to Mullins.

Cause of death 

The Dubliner who won four All-Ireland medals for his county passed away after a short illness, aged 68.

St Vincent’s man starred in midfield under then manager Kevin Heffernan.

He emerged to land a senior All-Ireland title with his county in 1974. That victory over Galway was the first of six consecutive finals in which he played in.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

Mullins went on to win Sam Maguire again in 1976 and 1977 after memorable battles against Kerry, which kick-started the great rivalry between the counties.

The midfielder’s final title came against Galway in 1983.

Mullins retired from inter-county competition in 1985 after being twice named an All-Star.

During his time with the Boys in Blue, he pocketed nine Leinster titles, and two league wins to go alongside his four All-Ireland titles.

The highlight of Mullins’ club career with St Vincent’s came in 1976 when they defeated Roscommon Gaels to claim the All-Ireland Club Championship.

Brian Mullins Funeral 

Brian Russell Mullins of Kettering, OH passed away on August 15, 2022, at the age of 49. Brian was a man of the highest integrity and unconditional love.

He was a graduate of Valley View High School and attended Cedarville University. He proudly served his country as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne in the U.S. Army for over 6 years and continued his service as a Mail Handler for the Dayton Post Office for the past 23 years.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

Brian was an extremely devoted family man, a brilliant conversationalist, an avid fisherman and always ready for the next big adventure.

Brian had an unwavering faith and was a compelling Bible teacher at Gathering Place Baptist Church for many years.

The family will receive guests from 9:30 AM -12:00 PM on Saturday, at Newcomer Funeral Home, Centerville Chapel, 820 Miamisburg Centerville Rd. in Dayton. The service will begin at 12 PM with Pastor Dan Mullins officiating. His burial will follow the service with military honors at 2 PM at the Dayton National Cemetery.

He is proceeded in death by his beloved grandparents, James and Marie Mullins, Robert Voiles, his father David Ellis Mullins and sister Jeni Woods.


Brian Mullins is a famous Gaelic Football Player, who was born on September 27, 1954 in Ireland. Mullins was born in Dublin in 1954.

Brian Mullins : Death | Cause of death | Funeral | Age

Date of Birth September 27, 1954
Age 68 Years, 0 Months, 20 Days
Place of Birth Dublin
Country Ireland
Profession Gaelic Football Player

Mullins was a joint interim manager with Dublin in 1986 – he retired from the inter-county game after the 1985 All-Ireland final defeat to Kerry shortly before his 31st birthday.

He later took charge of Derry for three seasons and brought them to an Ulster title in 1998, their last before the county lifted the Anglo-Celt Cup this past summer.

He was interviewed to replace Tommy Lyons as Dublin manager in 2004 but withdrew from the race citing differences with the county board executive and also managed St Vincent’s senior team on a number of occasions and guided them to a county SFC crown in 2017.

By Rishabh

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