Timmy Dooley, Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport

Timmy Dooley

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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

Fianna Fáil expresses serious concern over penalty points loophole

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson Transport Timmy Dooley has said he is very concerned by the potential for legal challenge to the application of penalty points to the licences for thousands of drivers after a loophole in the law was uncovered. Read More | Share

Motorists penalised with penalty points because of NCT delays - Dooley

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has criticised the Transport Minister for bringing in new penalty points for drivers without a valid NCT cert without addressing the major backlogs in the testing system. The new points come into force today but drivers are waiting up to four months for a test at an NCT centre. Read More | Share

Dooley pays tribute to John Minogue

Clare Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley has paid tribute to John Minogue from Tulla who died yesterday, describing him as “a gentleman, a friend and a man who loved his community.” Read More | Share

Dooley slams rip-off room rates

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Tourism Timmy Dooley TD has criticised Dublin hotels which have hiked up their room rates ahead of the Web Summit next week. Many hotels will be at full capacity as thousands of delegates arrive into the city for the three day event. Read More | Share

Dooley welcomes appointment of Liz O’Donnell as RSA Chief

Fianna Fáil Transport Spokesperson Timmy Dooley TD has welcomed the appointment of Liz O’Donnell as Chairperson Designate of the Road Safety Authority. Ms O’Donnell will take over the role from Gay Byrne, who held the position for the past 8 years. Read More | Share

Customers pay the price as Regulator approves another transport fare hike - Dooley

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has criticised a decision by the National Transport Authority to approve a fare increase for bus, rail and Luas services. The hikes, which could come into force as early as next week will see prices rising by up to 13%. Read More | Share

Dooley Expresses Anger over Govt Broken Promise on Scoil Na Mainistreach

Fianna Fáil TD for Clare, Timmy Dooley has expressed his extreme anger over a broken Government promise regarding PE facilities at Scoil Na Mainistreach in Quin. Read More | Share

Dooley Shocked at Plans to Close Cratloe Post Office

Fianna Fáil TD for Clare, Timmy Dooley, has expressed his shock at reports that Cratloe Post Office is to close. Read More | Share

Lonely Planet rating is big tourism boost – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Tourism Spokesperson Timmy Dooley TD says Ireland’s inclusion in the Lonely Planet’s 'Best in Travel 2015' is the result of the hard work of the Irish people, and the excellent initiatives implemented by Irish tourism bodies. Read More | Share

McNulty Fiasco goes from Fanciful to Farcical – Dooley

Taoiseach continues to leave huge gaps in his story surrounding appointment of McNulty to board of IMMA 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