Raymond Flynn Death– Obituary: Causes of Death, What Happened?

Raymond Flynn Obituary – Cause of Death

It is with great and profound sadness that we announce the passing away of 68-year-old Sligo native Raymond Flynn a local and national athletics coach.Who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday morning April 26, 2022.Ray, who lived with his wife and family in Ballure, Calry was involved in athletics all his life both as a participant and as a coach.

Every week-end he was on the road in a coaching or supporting role at athletic events all over the country ranging from track, cross country, road or marathon.

Raymond Flynn Obituary – Cause of Death

Only last Sunday, Ray travelled to the Irish Life Health National Road Relay Championships hosted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club.The retired HSE employee, was a regular participant in the Dublin City Marathon while he also took great pride in organising local 5k races aroound Sligo and in particular in his beloved Calry.

He coached and trained many leading local and national figures but he also took a keen interest in the development of younger athletes, especially racewalkers.While racewalking was his first love he enjoyed road running also and his personal best for the Dublin City Marathon was an impressive 2 hours, 38 minutes. One of his proud achievements was becoming ‘Centurian 512’ in June 1971, about three years after he had started his walking career.

READ MORE: Murder case: A person’s burnt body found in Booysens Park, causes

Raymond Flynn Death: What happened to

Raymond Flynn?

In a social media post Athletics Ireland said: “It is with great sadness that Athletics Ireland mourns the passing of Sligo native Raymond Flynn who passed away in the early hours of this morning.“Raymond was an esteemed coach, working with athletes from club, right up to international level including Robert Heffernan, Olive Loughnane, Colin Griffin, and James Costin.”

His coaching took him to nearly every major international athletics meeting and championships across Europe while he also attended as a coach several Olympic Games including Tokyo in 2021.Ray is survived by his wife Liz, and his children, Rachel, Edel, Zola and Calvin.Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to his entire family and friends as we mourn this great loss.May His Soul Rest In Perfect Peace.

1 thought on “Raymond Flynn Death– Obituary: Causes of Death, What Happened?”

  1. Pingback: Bike Accident: NBC News Correspondent Stephanie Gosk Bike Accident, causes

Leave a Comment