Statement following the death of John Bruton

Date published: 06 February 2024

First Minister Michelle O’Neill and deputy First Minister, Emma Little-Pengelly have expressed their sympathy to the family of the former Taoiseach John Bruton following his death.


First Minister, Michelle O’Neill said:

“I was very sorry to hear the sad news about the passing of former Taoiseach, John Bruton, and wish to extend my sincere sympathies to his wife Finola, children and wider family and friends.”

Deputy First Minister, Emma Little-Pengelly said:

“I want to express my condolences to the family of John Bruton following his death.  He was a much-respected politician whose career spanned many decades and I know he will be greatly missed by all those who knew and worked with him.”

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