Flynn in 2017
|Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly|
for Belfast West
Assumed office |
7 December 2016
|Preceded by||Jennifer McCann|
|Born||1 January 1988|
|Political party||Sinn Féin|
The daughter of Patrick Flynn, a Provisional IRA veteran in West Belfast, Flynn was educated at St Dominic's Grammar School for Girls before studying politics at the University of Ulster. She then completed a master's degree in Irish politics at Queen's University Belfast.
Flynn joined Sinn Féin as a teenager. She worked as an adviser to a succession of politicians: Rosie McCorley, Sue Ramsey and, finally, Alex Maskey. In 2016, she was selected by the party to become a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Belfast West, replacing Jennifer McCann. and was re-elected in the assembly elections of March 2017.
- "Northern Ireland Assembly | AIMS Portal | MLA Details". Aims.niassembly.gov.uk. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
- John Manley, "Órlaithí Flynn is new Sinn Féin MLA for West Belfast", Irish News, 2 December 2016
- "Órlaithí Flynn set to become new MLA", Andersonstown News, 1 December 2016
- Harry McGee, Amanda Ferguson (3 March 2017). "NI Assembly: Sinn Féin topping polls in many constituencies". Irish Times. Retrieved 2017-03-03.
- Media related to Órlaithí Flynn at Wikimedia Commons
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
| MLA for Belfast West