Seanad pays tribute to former Kerry senator Tom Fitzgerald

Tributes are to be paid in the Seanad this morning to the late Tom Fitzgerald. SeanadThe former Fianna Fáil senator from Dingle passed away in June 2013. He was a member of Seanad Éireann from 1981 to 1983 and 1987 to 2002. Members of Mr Fitzgerald’s family are in the Seanad’s public gallery to hear expressions of sympathy on his death. Mr Fitzgerald was a close ally and personal friend of former Taoiseach, Charles Haughey and was a member of Kerry County Council for many years. His son, Breandán is a candidate at the forthcoming local elections.