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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

Government is missing the point on possible Aer Lingus sale – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has said the potential sale of Aer Lingus to IAG flies in the face of the strategic long-term interests of the country. Read More | Share

Aer Lingus report must be made available to Transport Committee – FF

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD is calling on the Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe to make the report on the sale of Aer Lingus available to Oireachtas Committee on Transport. Read More | Share

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 | Share

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 | Share

Next bus strike must be avoided at all costs – FF

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley has called on the Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe to bring the threat of further bus strikes to an end. A second two-day strike by Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus workers is due to take place on 15th and 16th of May, causing travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers. Read More | Share

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 | Share

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 | Share

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 | Share

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 | Share

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 | 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