It is heartbreaking to learn of the unexpected death of the Irish News’ founder and owner. Jim Fitzpatrick, the long-time proprietor of the Irish News, is said to have passed on today (June 25) at the age of 93.
Jim Fitzpatrick cause of death
At the moment it is hard to tell the exact cause of his death however, his autopsy would be released in the coming weeks to give us insight into his death. We would keep you updated.
Jim Fitzpatrick wife and children
The nonagenarian who owned the paper since the early 1980s has received tributes from across the globe lately.
Fitzpatrick was chairman of the Irish News, one of three daily newspapers in Northern Ireland, along with the News Letter and the Belfast Telegraph.
The 92-year-old and his late wife, Alice Fitzpatrick, had eight children: Anne, Brid, Bernard, Eileen, Dominic, Clare, Jim (the BBC presenter), and Andrew.
Jim Fitzpatrick net worth
Prior to his death, he was believed to have possessed over $ 500 million dollars.
Jim Fitzpatrick funeral
His funeral and memorial service dates, times, and burial grounds are expected to be released in the coming weeks by his family representatives. We’d keep you posted.