Gerry Adams TD expresses sadness at death of Ulick O’Connor
Sinn Féin TD for Louth Gerry Adams has expressed his “deep sadness at the death of his friend Ulick O'Connor.”
Teachta Adams said:
“Ulick was a strong republican. He first spoke on a platform with me in the 1980’s. He was a strong supporter of Féile an Phobail and brought his play Executions and other works to the Féile.
"He was also a regular visitor to Sinn Féin Ard Fheiseanna for decades until ill-health prevented him from attending.
"He was a fine poet, artist, social commentator, athlete, author and playwright.
"I want to extend my sincere condolences to Ulick’s family and friends. Go ndeanfaidh dia trocáire air."