Tánaiste Micheál Martin expresses condolences on the death of John Bruton

Published on: 06 February 2024

Tánaiste and Uachtarán Fhianna Fáil, Micheál Martin TD has expressed deep sadness to learn of the death of former Taoiseach, John Bruton.
"John Bruton was a committed politician full of ideas and energy who worked tirelessly for peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland. His unwavering commitment and remarkable leadership has left an indelible mark on our nation's history.
"A passionate European and clear about Ireland’s place in the EU, John believed in public service and was a true patriot who dedicated his life to the service and betterment of our country. 
"He strongly opposed violence and firmly believed in resolving conflicts through dialogue, understanding, and peaceful means.
"On my own behalf, and on behalf of the Fianna Fáil organisation, I offer my deepest sympathy to his wife Finola and all the Bruton family. May they find comfort in the memories of his extraordinary life and the enduring legacy he leaves behind.''