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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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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

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

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 | Share

Minister for Transport and NTA need to engage with workers to avert bus strike - Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley TD has called on the Minister for Transport and the NTA to engage with unions representing bus workers to avert a possible strike at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann. Read More | Share

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 | Share

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 | Share

Fresh warnings on IAG bid further proof that Aer Lingus deal is bad for business – Dooley

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Transport Timmy Dooley says the Government that it cannot continue to ignore warnings about the threat to Ireland’s connectivity by any potential deal with IAG. Virgin Atlantic has weighed in on the ongoing debate on the sale of the former State airline, claiming any deal would have an “adverse effect on ticket prices quality of service and connectivity”. 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