Fine Gael Louth TD, Fergus O’Dowd, has expressed his sympathies on the sad news that former Fine Gael TD for Louth, Brendan McGahon, has died.
“Brendan was a friend and colleague for over 30 years and I am very sorry to hear the news of his passing.
“Brendan had a larger than life personality, which made him a really popular TD. He was clear and outspoken in his views and was very well loved by the people of Louth, particularly in his home town of Dundalk.
“Brendan was known to be fearless, hardworking and outstanding in his field.
“My condolences go to Brendan’s family at this sad time.”