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'.


CSO data shows almost 73% physically active but still lots of room for improvement – Fitzpatrick

“I am very encouraged by CSO data which shows that almost 73% of people aged 15 years and older are physically active but this still leaves over 25% who are not and no information on the activity levels of our children”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth and Member of the Oireachtas Health Committee.

€2 million to fund speed ramps in residential areas - Fitzpatrick

“The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD has allocated €2 million to support local authorities in implementing 30 km/h speed limits in housing estates and residential areas. This will make a huge difference to young families in Dundalk, Drogheda and other towns and villages in County Louth”, says Peter Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael TD for Louth.

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.