This expertise made him a regular contributor to radio and television broadcasts.For years he took part in the Leaving Cert examination coverage broadcast on RTÉ Radio One.It is within the education sphere where he had his most recent impact, serving since 1999 as Education Editor.
But this camera is different, it has a well-documented history that was thought to have been lost.
But through a bit of digging and a lot of luck, the history of this camera has revealed itself. I was offered this camera earlier this year by a representative of the Flynn family.
“He was an exceptional reporter, correspondent and editor who will also leave a lasting legacy in an archive of original and distinguished journalism generated over almost three decades”, he said.
“Seán had an undiminished interest in media, notably newspapers.
During his time as Security Correspondent he was co-author with Pádraig Yeates of the 1985 bestseller Smack - The Criminal Drugs Racket in Ireland - an expose of crime in Ireland.