BREAKING - Popular Kilkenny priest dies suddenly on holidays

Fr Nicholas Flavin was a former headmaster of St Kieran's College, Kilkenny

Sean Keane

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Fr Nicholas Flavin, PP of Dunnamaggin, Kilkenny who has died unexpectedly in Spain

Parish priest of Dunnamaggin and former headmaster of St Kieran's College, Kilkenny, Fr Nicholas Flavin

The sudden death of Fr Nicholas Flavin, parish priest of Dunnamaggin and former headmaster of St Kieran's College, Kilkenny has stunned the city and county.

The popular 68-year-old cleric died suddenly in Spain while on holiday.

He was a hugely influential figure and was a great supporter of Gaelic games. Originally from Kilmacow, he was also the Kilkenny People correspondent for Dunnamaggin.