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Former Irish premier Garret Fitzgerald dies in Dublin

Other News Materials 19 May 2011 13:06
Former Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald, has died in Dublin after a short illness, Irish national broadcaster RTE announced Thursday.
Former Irish premier Garret Fitzgerald dies in Dublin

Former Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald, has died in Dublin after a short illness, Irish national broadcaster RTE announced Thursday.

Fitzgerald, who was 85, served twice as prime minister (Taoiseach) between 1981 and 1987 at the head of Fine Gael/Labour coalition governments, DPA reported.

FitzGerald's greatest achievement was the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement in 1985, which gave the Irish government a role in Northern Ireland and paved the way for the Good Friday Peace Agreement in 1998.

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