Tuesday July 14, 2020

Former Tánaiste Peter Barry dies aged 88

Taoiseach pays tribute to Anglo-Irish Agreement negotiating role

26th August, 2016
Peter Barry played key role in Anglo-Irish Agreement talks. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has paid tribute to former Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Peter Barry, who died in Cork this morning aged 88.

A statement from the Taoiseach said Barry, who also served as deputy leader of Fine Gael, died peacefully surrounded by his family.

"Throughout his long and distinguished political career, Peter gave outstanding service to his country and to his native city," the Taoiseach said. He paid tribute in particular to...

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