Michael Noonan's Wife Dies

The wife of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has passed away aged 68.

Florence (Flor) Noonan had been battling Alzeimer's disease for many years.

She was married to Mr Noonan for 43 years.

She had been diagnosed with pneumonia two weeks. She died last night at Milford Hospice in County Limerick.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said: "On behalf of the Government, I express my deep condolences to Minister for Finance Michael Noonan on the passing of his wife Florence. Our thoughts and prayers are with Michael, their daughters and sons, and their extended family at this time of great loss."


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