Peter Fitzpatrick TD

Peter is a TD for Louth and the manager of Louth Senior Football Team, the Leinster finalists of 2010. He is a native of Dundalk, and ha’s lived there all his life. Peter is married to Ann and they have three grown up children, Stephen, Daramay and Grace He works in the electrical business and he served in the army from 1987 until 1990

Peter played GAA senior football for Louth from 1980 until 1996, during which time he captained the team for five years He’ is a loyal supporter of Dundalk Football Club and he played for the team in the late 1970's and early 1980's The Corrs and U2 are Peter’'s favourite bands and his favourite film is 'Gladiator'.

€3.5m investment and 40 new jobs for Dundalk - Fitzpatrick

“Prometric, who have brought jobs and investment to Dundalk for over ten years, are to invest more than €3.5 million to expand its operation in Dundalk, creating 40 new high skilled jobs”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

Increase in number of tourists visiting the North-East - Fitzpatrick

“The latest CSO data shows that the number of visitors coming to Ireland has increased by 10.3% compared to the same period last year, this includes a jump in the number of people travelling to the North-East”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

New speed limit guidelines will make roads safer in Louth - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick has called for a full review of speed limits currently in place on local and regional roads in Louth following the launch of the ‘Guidelines for Setting and Managing Speed Limits’, published by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD.

Alcohol cases in Emergency Departments costing €1.2 billion annually – Fitzpatrick

“It is estimated that 1,500 hospital beds are occupied every night in our hospitals, directly because of alcohol related cases, costing an estimated €1.2 billion annually. This is a national shame and an issue that must be addressed head on through the implementation of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth and Member of the Oireachtas Health Committee.

Louth leading the way to drive the regional recovery - Fitzpatrick

“Louth Local Enterprise Office (LEO) is to lead a programme of two new regional development initiatives that will strengthen SMEs and assist unemployed graduates to become entrepreneurs. This is the first programme of its kind in this country which will contribute to growth in the regions”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.