Former Irish Farmers Journal editor Paddy O'Keeffe dies

Monday 14 January 2013 17.05
Paddy O'Keeffe was also the founding chairman of Farmer Business Developments
Paddy O'Keeffe was also the founding chairman of Farmer Business Developments

The death has occurred of Paddy O'Keeffe, a former editor of the Irish Farmers Journal.

The 89-year-old passed away at his home in Ballyhooly, outside Fermoy, Co Cork, yesterday.

He was still serving as chairman of the Agricultural Trust, which publishes the Irish Farmers Journal.

Mr O'Keeffe was also the founding chairman of Farmer Business Developments and served on the RTÉ Authority.