Bikers turn out in huge numbers to pay their respects to Aidan Lynam at his funeral
Hundreds of bikers and charity workers lined up with family and friends to pay tribute to Aidan Lynam today
The death of Lynam at a charity event on Sunday was a tragedy that hit the motorcycling and charity community. For over a decade Aidan had used his love of bikes to raise money for Down Syndrome Ireland and at his funeral today those two groups turned out in force to pay their respects at St Mary's Church in Lucan.
His final journey was lined with hundreds of bikers as well as many of those who had worked to raise funds for the charity over the years. Over 200 bikers had accompanied Aidan's body back to Dublin on Monday night.
Fr Thomas Kennedy said that: "Advocacy needs champions, and Aidan rose to the challenges presented to him. He reminded us of the importance of life".
Aidan was killed at the 'Rev-Up4DSI' the charity event for Down Syndrome Ireland he helped organise, an event that raised over €1.6million for the charity over the last decade.
Aidan was laid to rest in Esker cemetery.
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