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'.

Obesity highlighted as key priority to EU Health Commissioner – Fitzpatrick

The EU Health Commissioner, Vytenis Andriukaitis came before the Oireachtas Health Committee this week and as rapporteur, Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth and Member of the Oireachtas Health Committee took the opportunity to highlight the obesity problem in Ireland as a key issue.

IDA investment brings 2,902 jobs to Louth in last three years - Fitzpatrick

“Foreign investment by IDA client companies directly created 1,707 high-skilled jobs in Louth from 2011 to 2014 and resulted in 1,195 additional indirect positions in the local economy. This brings to 2,902 the number of new jobs in Louth due to IDA Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)” says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

Foreign investment jobs created in 2014 benefit Louth – Fitzpatrick

“Foreign investment by IDA client companies created 7,131 net high-skilled jobs in 2014 and resulted in almost 5,000 additional positions in the local economy, particularly benefiting the construction sector. This is very much to be welcomed and to be encouraged in 2015” says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

Access to the US market for Irish Beef is a huge boost - Fitzpatrick

“The announcement that Irish Beef is to be available on the US market is a huge endorsement of the beef industry in Ireland” said Peter Fitzpatrick, Louth TD.

Business Development Group to look for new opportunities for local post offices – Fitzpatrick

“A new Business Development Group (BDG) has been established to find new opportunities for local post offices which are at the centre of our communities” says Peter Fitzpatrick.