Passing of Dora Flynn causes great sadness

MOTORISTS travelling on the Milltown to Castlemaine road this Friday evening and again tomorrow morning are being advised to consider taking alternative routes to avoid delays as a particularly large funeral is taking place.

The area has been greatly saddened by the passing, in st Joseph’s Home, Killorglin on Thursday, of Dora Flynn, whose family is particularly well-known in the area for its involvement in local business and community life.

AA Roadwatch this evening a public notice that traffic is very heavy on the N70, heading from Milltown towards Castlemaine because of the numbers attending the removal. It commenced in the Flynn family funeral home at 4.30pm and will continue until 8.00pm at which time removal is due to take place to the Sacred Heart Church in Milltown.

The Requiem Mass will take place on Saturday at 11.00am with burial afterwards in Milltown Cemetery.

Mrs Flynn (nee McKenna) was a hugely popular woman in the locality where she and her husband, Jackie, and family owned and operated a busy garage, bus hire firm and hackney service as well as well as being the local undertakers in Brackhill, Castlemaine.

The grandmother of Kerry County Council member, John Francis Flynn, she was pre-deceased by husband Jackie in 2013. She is survived by her family Joe, Mike, Gerard, Maurice, Mary, Francis and Martin, sisters Mary, Nora, Sheila and Bridget, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

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