Padraig Walshe passed away suddenly yesterday.
The former President of the IFA will be laid to rest next week.
Laois' Padraig Walshe passed away suddenly yesterday.
His funeral mass will be held in the Holy Trinity Church, Durrow on Monday morning at 12.00 noon.
The father of four served the farming community since he was elected as President of Macra na Feirme in 1987.
Minister Charlie McConalogue says Padraig was a strong advocate for the family farm model and he represented all sections of farming with commitment & distinction.
He says his thoughts and prayers are with Padraig's wife Ella and all the family.
It is with great sadness that we learned yesterday of the sudden passing of the Chairperson of our parent company and Director of FBD Hotels & Resorts, Padraig Walshe. Padraig was a true original, respected and trusted by all of us at FBD Hotels & Resorts. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/O0K4EfyIsx— FBD Hotels & Resorts (@FBDHotels) February 2, 2023
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