Former Donegal Minister pays tribute to the late PJ Mara


(photo - Irish Independent) 


Tributes are being paid from across the political divide following the death of PJ Mara.

The 73 year old former Fianna Fail strategist passed away overnight after a long illness.

Party leader Micheal Martin has described him as a "true original" who brought immense humour, judgement and commitment to his role.

Former Fine Gael TD Maurice Manning has said he was a close friend despite being "a master of the black arts".

Former Minister for Tourism & Sport Jimmy McDaid has been paying tribute to him on today's Shaun Doherty Show: