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Dooley demands more clarity on GAA deal

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Sport Timmy Dooley says the GAA still has a lot of questions to answer over its deal with Sky Sports for TV rights. Under the agreement, Sky has been given exclusive rights to 14 games, including two All-Ireland Football quarter finals involving the Leinster and Ulster champions. Read More

Minister must block Aer Lingus bonus bonanza – Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley is calling on the Government to vote against the remuneration package for Aer Lingus senior management, including its Chief Executive Christoph Mueller, while the pension crisis at the company remains unresolved. Mr. Mueller is in line to receive a €1.5 million pay package this year. The payments include bonuses and a pension top up. Fianna Fáil wants the Government to oppose the payout at the airline’s AGM next month. Read More

Dooley demands action on Shannon Group

Fianna Fáil Transport and Tourism spokesperson Timmy Dooley is calling on the Government to speed up legislation to establish the body that will oversee business development in the Shannon-Limerick region. Read More

Dooley demands answers on future of rail services

Fianna Fáil Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley has criticised the Transport Minister for attacking the country’s rail services. Leo Varadkar has threatened to close a number of rail lines if the financial situation at Irish Rail does not improve. Read More

Grass roots supporters will pay the price for GAA deal - Dooley

Fianna Fáil Sport spokesperson Timmy Dooley has expressed his disappointment at the deal reached between the GAA and Sky Sports for the rights to broadcast Championship matches. The deal will give the subscription channel exclusive rights to 14 matches, including the two All-Ireland football quarter-finals involving the Leinster and Ulster champions. Read More

Problems with Go Safe camera convictions concerning – Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley is calling for more stringent regulation of the Go-Safe camera system. Read More

Aer Lingus action detrimental to management-union relations

Fianna Fáil’s Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley has welcomed Minister Leo Varadkar’s calls for Aer Lingus to drop its case against SIPTU for damages following the recent High Court case over the threatened strike at the country’s three main airports. Read More

Strike is off but issues remain

Fianna Fáil’s Transport and Tourism spokesperson has welcomed the fact that a planned strike at the country’s three main airports, scheduled for this Friday, is off. Read More

Dublin occupancy figures mask rural reality – Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s Tourism spokesperson Timmy Dooley is welcoming figures which reveal that occupancy rates in Dublin hotels have reached pre-recession levels. Read More

Fianna Fáil confirms Ireland South European Parliament election candidates

Fianna Fáil’s candidates for the European Parliament Elections for the Ireland South constituency were confirmed in Tipperary this afternoon. Sitting MEP Brian Crowley and Waterford-based activist Kieran Hartley have been selected to contest the election on May 23rd next. Read More

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