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Philomena Lynott
Born (1930-10-22)22 October 1930
Dublin, Ireland
Died 12 June 2019(2019-06-12) (aged 88)
Occupation Author, hotel manager
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Philomena Lynott (22 October 1930 – 12 June 2019) was an Irish author and businesswoman. She was the mother of Thin Lizzy frontman Phil Lynott. She was known for her autobiography My Boy. It documented the relationship between her and her son. She was the proprietor of the Clifton Grange Hotel, Manchester.

Lynott criticised the US Republican Party for using Thin Lizzy's "The Boys Are Back in Town" as a promotional song.

Lynott died on 12 June 2019, after suffering from lung cancer, aged 88.


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