Eoghan Fitzsimons

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Eoghan Fitzsimons is a former Irish Attorney General and barrister.

He graduated as a Master of Laws from Yale Law School and as a Doctor of Laws from the Sorbonne University, Paris. [1] He served as Attorney General of Ireland from 11 November to 15 December 1994.[2] During his tenure as Attorney General former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern described Fitzsimons's relationship with the government and then Taoiseach Albert Reynolds as "strained". [3] He stood as a Fianna Fáil candidate for the Dublin Clontarf constituency at the 1977 general election but was not elected.[4]


  1. ^ "The Bar Council Of Ireland". Lawlibrary.ie. Retrieved 28 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Gallery of previous Attorneys General – 1981 to 1994". Office of the Attorney General. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Bertie Ahern: The Autobiography". Page 164. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Eoghan Fitzsimons". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
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Preceded by
Harry Whelehan
Attorney General of Ireland
Succeeded by
Dermot Gleeson