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Timmy Dooley, Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Timmy Dooley

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Tel: (065) 6891115 or (01) 6183514
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Personal Details

Born in Clare on 13 February 1969. Educated at Mountshannon National School and Scariff Community College, Co Clare. Now a full-time public representative having worked in sales and marketing and business development with a number of companies prior to election to Seanad Éireann.

Local News

Govt Threatening Iarnród Éireann with Liquidation counter productive – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD says the Government’s current policy approach to Iarnród Éireann, where it is threatening to leave the company facing the prospect of liquidation is unhelpful and counter productive. The National Transport Authority has announced that up to €1.2 million in funding may be cut from Iarnród Éireann’s subvention if the proposed strike action goes ahead. Read More | Share

Labour Ministers remain silent on Irish Rail dispute – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley has called on Tánaiste Joan Burton to clarify whether or not Minister Paschal Donohoe was expressing a personal view or the view of the Government, when he intervened in the rail dispute by dismissing the union position. Read More | Share

Paschal’s Posturing on Irish Rail strike threat unhelpful and ill-advised – Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s Transport spokesperson Timmy Dooley has questioned the Transport Minister’s approach to the threatened Irish Rail strike and accused him of being more interested in posturing for the approval of his Fine Gael base than finding a resolution to the dispute. Minister Donohoe told media that unions were giving a “slap in the face” to commuters and taxpayers. However, it is not clear whether the Minister had even met with unions before making his comments. Read More | Share

Dooley demands Govt action on Brooks fiasco

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Tourism Timmy Dooley is calling on the Government to be more pro-active in trying to find a solution to the Garth Brooks concert cancellation controversy. A statement from the country music star this evening indicates he would be willing to play all 5 gigs at Croke Park if the “powers that be” can fix the situation. Read More | Share

All parties in Garth Brooks fiasco have questions to answer – Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Tourism Timmy Dooley says serious questions remain unanswered in relation to the Garth Brooks concert debacle. As it stands, none of the five concerts are going ahead, resulting in massive revenue losses for Dublin and Ireland as a whole. The Oireachtas Transport and Tourism Committee has now invited Dublin City Manager Owen Keegan, Aiken Promotions and the GAA to appear before it this week to discuss the situation. Read More | Share

Dooley slams mobile phone operators for poor coverage in East Clare

Companies including Vodafone slow to fix connection problems Read More | Share

Garth Brooks Fiasco a ‘Bad Day for Ireland Inc.’ – FF

Fianna Fáil Tourism Spokesperson Timmy Dooley TD has reacted to the news that all five of the upcoming Garth Brooks concerts have now been cancelled. Read More | Share

FF proposes Bill to resolve fiasco over Garth Brooks concerts

Fianna Fáil’s Spokesperson on Tourism and Sport Timmy Dooley has published a new Bill today which would end the fiasco over the Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park. Read More | Share

Dooley calls for intervention to resolve Garth Brooks concert saga

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Tourism Timmy Dooley is calling on the Ministers for Tourism & Sport and the Environment to meet quickly to discuss the cancellation of at least two Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park later this month. Read More | Share

Aer Lingus talks welcome but strike action needs to be called off - Dooley

Fianna Fáil’s spokesperson on Transport and Tourism Timmy Dooley has welcomed the decision by Aer Lingus management and the IMPACT trade union to engage in further talks at the Labour Court in a bid to resolve the ongoing roster dispute at the airline. Cabin crew at the company are still threatening two days of strike action next week, despite re-entering discussions. Read More | Share

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Political Record

Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Member of the National Forum on Europe

Member of the Fianna Fáil National Executive

PRO of the Scariff Comhairle Ceantair, Co. Clare

Secretary of the Mountshannon Cumann, Co. Clare

Founder member of the National Youth Committee 1990-93

Former Chairman of the Kevin Barry Cumann, UCD 1989

Active member of Fianna Fáil since 1987

Member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport

Member of Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Scrutiny

Vice Chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Affairs