Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has expressed his condolences on the death of former Fianna Fáil TD Paddy Power.
“It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Fianna Fáil TD Paddy Power. He served the people of Kildare with distinction in the Dáil for 20 years and also served as a member of the European Parliament in the late seventies before his son Sean took up that mantle and continued that tradition of public service.
“Paddy was a very astute politician and was appointed a Minister on three separate occasions. He had a long and successful career in politics and represented the people of Kildare very well over that time.
“On behalf of myself and the Fianna Fáil party I would like to extend my sympathies to Paddy’s wife Kitty and their ten children
“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.”