Saturday, September 11, 2021

The late Mick Flannelly. Photo: Irish Examiner.

Waterford hurling has lost another of it’s heroes this morning as the death of Mick Flannelly has been announced.

Mick scored 1-1 from half-forward in the 1959 All-Ireland Final replay win over Kilkenny in Croke Park. He also won three senior Munster titles and a National League title with the Déise. He also represented Munster.

The Mount Sion man also captained Waterford to win the 1948 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship.

In a glittering club career he won 25 adult county medals. 15 senior hurling (playing in 18 finals), three minor hurling, four senior football and three junior football.

He worked for many years in Crokers’ Printers.

Mick is sadly missed by his loving wife Patty, daughters Joanne and Críona, grandchildren Joseph and Ruairí, sons-in-law Dominic and James, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Mick will be reposing in Thompson’s Funeral Home, Barrack Street on Sunday from 6pm to 7pm for family and close friends. Requeim Mass on Monday in Butlerstown Church at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Mick’s Funeral Mass will be livestreamed from 12 noon on Monday (link on

We will have a full tribute in Tuesday’s Waterford News & Star.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.


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