The Late Martin Flynn R.I.P
The London Wexford Association are very saddened to announce the passing of well known popular London Publican and Member of the London Wexford Association Martin Flynn who sadly passed on Wednesday 28th of August 2019.
Martin Flynn aged 53 from Drealistown, Ballycullane, Co Wexford. Son of the late Billy and Nellie Flynn. Brother to Mary Ellen, Joe, Late Pat R.I.P, Anna, Liam, Late Theresa R.I.P, Robert, Esther, John, Bernadette, Bridget and Aunts May, Cathy and Nan also Nieces and Nephews and Gran Nieces and Gran Nephews.
Martin was a very proud Wexford man who came to London 35 years ago and spent a life time as Landlord in many pubs across London. Martin was one of the youngest Managers starting off in The Cricklewood Hotel at the age of 19 and moved to numerous pubs that included Finnegan’s Wake Sal’s Bar in Neasden, The Rising Sun in Willesden to finish off in The Royal Oak in St Johns Way in Archway. He was a very kind caring gentleman. Martin would always play his part within the association and would attend functions and was a generous sponsor of events.
Martin always have great respect for people no mater who you were always the bit of banter. Martin would look forward to the London Wexford Association events seeing old friends and greeting the guests from Wexford.
Martin was a great character would have been known by a few names ‘The gentle giant’ and ‘Rambo’.
Martin was a big fan of the soccer and GAA and was very proud of the Wexford hurlers on their achievement this year. He also had a strong love for the golf and won numerous trophy’s in various golf outings. Martin loved the social side of the golf with trips away especially when he took the tour to Wexford and ended up in Campile great memories created.
Martin sure was a peoples person with a huge circle of friends around him who would all have their own stories to tell. He would have organised and supported many charitable events in London throughout the years.
He would always have a story or a joke to tell with his light hearted banter.
Martin would always put a smile on your face some one even say a charmer no matter what age you were.
President Michael Sills said he met Martin when he landed a week and knew Martin Flynn all his life while living in London. Martin was a very popular man that was fully committed in all he done and was proud of his roots.
Martin bravely fought Cancer over the last few months with great strength and dignity and is now out of all pain.You will be sorely missed.
Go rest high on that mountain and meet all your family in heaven.
The committee would like to express our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and all his family and friends at this very sad time.
May his gentle soul Rest In Peace. Ar dheas De go raibh a ainm
Funeral details to follow.