Eoghan Fitzsimons

Eoghan Fitzsimons SC (born 13 June 1943) is an Irish barrister who served as Attorney General of Ireland from November 1994 to December 1994.

Eoghan Fitzsimons

24th Attorney General of Ireland
In office
11 November 1994  15 December 1994
TaoiseachAlbert Reynolds
Preceded byHarry Whelehan
Succeeded byDermot Gleeson
Personal details
Born (1943-06-13) 13 June 1943 (age 78)
Dublin, Ireland
Political partyFianna Fáil
Alma mater

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


  1. "Gallery of previous Attorneys General – 1981 to 1994". Office of the Attorney General. Archived from the original on 9 July 2011. Retrieved 11 January 2012.
  2. Ahern, Bertie (2010). Bertie Ahern: The Autobiography. Page 164. ISBN 9780099539254. Retrieved 19 January 2015.
  3. "Eoghan Fitzsimons". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 11 January 2012.
Legal offices
Preceded by
Harry Whelehan
Attorney General of Ireland
Succeeded by
Dermot Gleeson