Recent Leitrim GAA Related Deaths – Maureen Gilrane and Michael Flynn RIP


Leitrim GAA wishes to express its sympathies with the families of the late Maureen Gilrane, Corralubber, Ballinaglera, Co. Leitrim and the late Michael Flynn, Attyfinlay, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Tarmon, Drumkeerin.


Maureen Gilrane, formally a staff nurse at Our Lady’s Hospitial, Manorhamilton, was predeceased by her husband Josie, and brothers Packie and John (RIP). Sadly missed by her beloved children, Ursula (McGarry), Seán, Fintan and Enda; son-in-law; daughters-in-law and all her loving grandchildren; her sister, Julia O’Loughlin (Carraroe); her brothers Joseph Sheridan (Killargue) and Eamon Sheridan (Wicklow).

Maureen, who is the mother of current Ballinaglera GAA Club Secretary, Enda, was laid to rest in Fahy Cemetery following a private family funeral on Sunday, March 22nd.


Michael Flynn (Attyfinlay, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly Tarmon, Drumkerrin) Retired staff of E.S.B. 20th March 2020 (after a short illness) at Sligo University Hospital. Surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Dolores, sons Maurice, Micheal and Milo, daughters Fiona and Cara, daughter-in-law Bernadette, sons-in-law Lorcan, Alan and Brendan, grandchildren Joey, Luke, Sadhbh, Méabh and Femhé, sisters Catherine, Ann and Mary, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.

The late Michael’s funeral took place today, Monday March 23rd and was private in line with Covid-19 guidelines.

Leitrim GAA remembers the late Michael’s contribution towards the development of Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada over many years as a most valued volunteer.


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