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Why is Govt being led on Aer Lingus by Ryanair? – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has questioned whether the Labour Party was ever taking seriously the concerns around the possible sale of the State’s shareholding in Aer Lingus after Tánaiste Joan Burton indicated the Cabinet would only make its decision when it knew the intentions of Ryanair. Read More

Donohoe decision on Cork-Limerick motorway is short-sighted – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has said it is extremely disappointing that the Government is refusing to allow the proposed Cork-Limerick motorway to proceed to the planning stage. Read More

Donohoe can still act to avoid massive travel chaos – FF

Whether or not tomorrow’s bus strike goes ahead, causing chaos for thousands of commuters, lies solely now with the Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe, according to Fianna Fáil Transport Spokesperson Timmy Dooley. Read More

Dooley welcomes LRC talks ahead of bus strike

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has welcomed the fact that the Labour Relations Commission has invited parties in the ongoing bus dispute for exploratory talks this afternoon aimed at averting tomorrow’s strike action. Read More

Donohoe needs to end disingenuous spin on bus privatisation agenda – FF

Today Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe attempted to deflect responsibility from the chaos coming down the line for commuters from the impending bus strike. Read More

Decisive action must be taken to prevent bus strike – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD says Government must work with bus unions to avert planned strikes by Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann workers next month. Members of SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union have announced that they’re to hold two 48-hour stoppages on the 1st and 2nd of May and the 15th and 16th of May in a row over the privatisation of bus routes. Read More

Decisive action must be taken to prevent bus strike – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD says Government must work with bus unions to avert planned strikes by Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann workers next month. Members of SIPTU and the National Bus and Rail Union have announced that they’re to hold two 48-hour stoppages on the 1st and 2nd of May and the 15th and 16th of May in a row over the privatisation of bus routes. Read More

Privatisation of bus routes is short-sighted and should be stopped – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has said the Government’s proposals to privatise bus routes undermine the principle of a publicly funded, publicly owned and operated public transport network. Read More

Drivers need certainty and stability in motor insurance costs – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has said he is very concerned about impact of major increases in the cost of motor insurance for drivers, up 16% in the past year. Read More

New primary school building in Sixmilebridge is urgently needed - Dooley

Fianna Fáil TD for Clare Timmy Dooley has said that a new primary school for Sixmilebridge is urgently needed as the current school building is unfit for purpose. Read More

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