ANNIVERSARY OF SENATOR FOX MURDER “STARK REMINDER” OF NEED TO PROTECT PEACE – MINISTER HUMPHREYS

15 March 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and local Fine Gael TD, Heather Humphreys, has said the 45th anniversary of the murder of Senator Billy Fox is a stark reminder of the importance of protecting peace.

Speaking to the Northern Standard this week, Minister Humphreys said: “Senator Billy Fox was the only member of the Oireachtas to be assassinated during the troubles. Tuesday, March 12 this week marked the 45th anniversary of his murder.

“The anniversary of his death shows just how far our country has come since those dark days of the troubles. Given the uncertainty currently prevailing due to Brexit, it also serves as a stark reminder that the hard won Peace on our island must…

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