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Gerry Adams expresses condolences to family of Sean Maguire

24 March, 2005

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams MP has expressed his 'deep personal sadness at the news of the death of Irish musician Sean Maguire. The Sinn Féin President extended his 'deepest condolences to Sean's family and large circle of friends.

Mr. Adams said:

"Sean Maguire was a master musician, admired and respected throughout the country. He was a great teacher of Irish music. His love - his grá - for Irish music shone through in his teaching and his playing.

"Sean was a proud Irish man and a good personal friend. He will be greatly missed.

"He was a lifelong republican and supporter of Irish unity." ENDS

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