Ronan Tynan

Place of Birth: Johnstown, County Kilkenny, Ireland

Date of Birth: 14 May, 1960

Ethnicity: Irish

Ronan Tynan is an Irish tenor singer, sports physician, and athlete.

He is the son of Theresa “Traus” (Hunt) and Edmond Rochford “Ned” Tynan.

Ronan’s paternal grandfather was Thomas Christopher “Tom” Tynan (the son of Thomas Tynan and Mary Anne Delaney). Ronan’s grandfather Thomas was born in Pike of Rushall, County Laois. Ronan’s great-grandfather Thomas was the son of John Tynan and Sarah Quilly. Mary Anne was the daughter of Connor Delaney and Anne Byrne.

Ronan’s paternal grandmother was Florence Rochford (the daughter of Edmond Rochford and Bridget Sheehy). Florence was born in Donaghmore, County Kilkenny. Edmond was the son of Edmond Rochford and Mary Maher. Bridget was the daughter of Edmond Sheehy and Elizabeth Dore.

Ronan’s maternal grandfather was Patrick Hunt (the son of John Hunt and Anastatia O’Gorman). Patrick was born in County Kilkenny.

Ronan’s maternal grandmother was Bridget Laffan (the daughter of William Laffan and Mary Kavanagh). Bridget was born in Gortnahoe, County Kilkenny. William was the son of Michael Laffan and Anastasia Shanahan. Mary was the daughter of Michael Kavanagh.

Source: Genealogy of Ronan Tynan –

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