Category Archives: Obituaries

Final standing ovation for a great showman

THE late great Dermot Flynn, a master showman and one of Killarney’s greatest singers and performers, received a final standing ovation in St Mary’s Cathedral this Tuesday morning before he was laid to rest in Aghadoe Lawn Cemetery. The popular dance band frontman passed away on Saturday after a long but remarkably brave battle with… Continue Reading

Dermot was a legend on the entertainment scene

THE death has occurred of legendary Killarney entertainer Dermot Flynn, the frontman of hugely successful dance band The Successors, whose hugely distinctive voice set him apart on the local, national and international stage. Possibly best remembered locally for his rousing version of Destination Killarney, Dermot was a popular performer on the local entertainment circuit for… Continue Reading