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'.

126,000 new jobs and 91% are full time – Fitzpatrick

“The fact that 91% of the 126,000 jobs added to the economy since the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs are full-time, is extremely encouraging and an indication of a strong economy, that is growing”, says Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick.

Boann Distillery to create 80 jobs and attract visitors to Drogheda - Fitzpatrick

Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth, has said that the announcement by the Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton TD that a new distillery and visitor centre will open in the Drogheda. The Boann Distillery and Visitor Centre will incorporate a whiskey distillery; Boyne Brewhouse craft brewery and taproom; a visitor centre which will host distillery and brewery tours; a 120 seater restaurant; whiskey bar; private event space; and a gift shop.

9% VAT rate important factor in growth of business for hotels and guesthouse - Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that growth in the hotel and guesthouses market in Louth comes as a result of hard work and local entrepreneurship, as well as some essential Government measures such as the reduction in the VAT rate and the abolition of the travel tax.

7 new traffic offences for cyclists to make roads safer – Fitzpatrick

“Fixed Charge Notices (FCNs) for cyclists who commit certain road traffic offences will make the roads safer for drivers and cyclists alike”, says Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick. Deputy Fitzpatrick was speaking following the introduction of FCNs by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD.

‘Shop Local’ voucher scheme to boost local business – Fitzpatrick

Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has said that the new ‘Shop Local’ vouchers launched by Dundalk Chamber will boost local business.