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Rest in peace Tragic Roscommon house fire victim Noreen Flanagan to be laid to rest on Monday

She was a highly respected individual and a very nice lady. This is a tragedy for all of the community.”


Noreen Flanagan RIP

Noreen Flanagan RIP

Noreen Flanagan RIP

The woman who tragically lost her life in a house fire in the village of Athleague in Co Roscommon early on Thursday morning will be laid to rest on Monday. 

Noreen Flanagan, who was in her fifties, of An Graig, Athleague and formerly of Toberkeagh, Athleague, lived alone.

Locals described Noreen as a popular individual who was a member of a well-respected local family.

Businessman Bernard Keane told the Roscommon Herald: “She was a very ordinary, chatty individual. We delivered groceries to her at least twice a week.

“She was a highly respected individual and a very nice lady. This is a tragedy for all of the community.”

According to her death notice on RIP.ie, Noreen was the beloved daughter of the late Paddy and Norah.

“Noreen will be sadly missed by her brothers, Padraig and Frank; sisters, Margaret, Mary and Ann; nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, friends and her caring, kind neighbours,” the notice adds.

“A private family Funeral Mass will take place in St Patrick’s Church, Athleague, on Monday, June 21 at 11am. Burial will take place afterwards in Athleague Cemetery.

It adds that the Flanagan family are “very grateful for your support at this time”, and people have responded by offering their sympathies.

“Conveying our sincere condolences to Ann and all the family on the sudden loss of your sister Noreen,” one person has written in the condolences section. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. “

“Sincere Sympathy to the Flanagan Family on the sad passing of Noreen,” added another. “May she rest in peace.”

“Sincere sympathy to all the Flanagan family on the tragic loss of your beautiful sister Noreen, may she rest in heavenly peace, and may God comfort you all in the days ahead,” added one person.

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