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Shock and sadness at sudden passing of Moneymore man at Council facility

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

THE funeral has taken place of a Moneymore man who passed away suddenly at Magheraglass Landfill site outside Cookstown.

Brian McFlynn, who was 29 years old, had worked for Mid-Ulster Council at the landfill site on the Knockaleery Road.

His funeral took place yesterday (Monday) in the Church of St John and St Trea, Moneymore.

Chair of Mid-Ulster Council, Kim Ashton said: "We have lost a valued member of staff, suddenly and in tragic circumstances.

"Brian will be greatly missed by his friends and colleagues in Mid-Ulster and our heartfelt sympathies go to his family at what is a very difficult time."

Cookstown Cllr Trevor Wilson UUP, also passed on his condolences, saying: "My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family and extended family circle at this sad time."

Tributes poured in for Mr McFlynn on the Henry Joy McCracken's Moneymore GAC Facebook page with the club leading the tributes saying; "The committee, players and members of Henry Joy McCracken GAC Moneymore are deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the sudden passing of our former underage footballer Brian McFlynn.

"We extend our sympathies and heartfelt prayers to his parents Brian and Briege.

We also pass on our condolences to our former players John and Michael, brothers of Brian, and his sisters Paula and Maria and also the wider McFlynn family circle.

May he rest in peace."

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