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#Timmy Dooley

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'

Fianna Fáil will tonight ask the government to stall the procurement process and review what has gone wrong in the roll-out of broadband.

# timmy-dooley - Monday 1 January, 2018

From today, you can now get a bit of cash to install an electric car charger in your home

This is the latest initiative from the government to boost electric car sales in Ireland.

# timmy-dooley - Monday 25 September, 2017

Dáil footage reuploaded to Oireachtas website after being taken down

Politicians and journalists argued that it showed a lack of transparency from the State.

# timmy-dooley - Thursday 27 April, 2017

At just 128 miles from Dublin, Ireland needs assurances about Sellafield - TD

The UK-Ireland Contact Group on Radiological Matters is meeting in Dublin today.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Brazilian police have confiscated passports, laptops and phones from OCI officials in Rio today

Detained former OCI chief Pat Hickey will appear before a Brazilian judge on Tuesday as part of an investigation into black market ticket sales.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

# timmy-dooley - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Fianna Fáil TD says he’s “grand” after attempted attack near Dáil

The Clare TD was approached on Molesworth Street near the gates of the Dáil earlier.

# timmy-dooley - Monday 7 December, 2015

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 3 July, 2015

Opinion: Why are Mary Lou and Sinn Féin running away from Syriza?

Yesterday, on this website, Mary Lou McDonald launched the process of distancing her party from the Greek ruling coalition Syriza, writes Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Fianna Fáil doesn't want to repeal the 8th Amendment

Micheál Martin didn’t respond to our survey, while others had an identical reply.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 19 June, 2015

Shock in Fianna Fáil as former president's son will NOT seek Dáil seat

Dr John Hillery surprised supporters with the decision in the last few days.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Why John Delaney has been ringing around TDs in the last few days...

The FAI chief executive has been on the phone to discuss a possible appearance before the Oireachtas Transport and Communications Committee.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

A 'male and stale' Fianna Fáil welcomed its newest TD to Leinster House today

Bobby Aylward’s arrival in the Dáil has been somewhat overshadowed by the Averil Power resignation.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 24 April, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back? Internal Wranglings This post contains videos

Can Fianna Fáil stop the in-fighting and bounce back?

Analysis: Is the Celtic Tiger party ready to return to power?

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 5 April, 2015

'It was absolutely ludicrous that the Garth Brooks fiasco was allowed to happen' Garthgate This post contains videos

'It was absolutely ludicrous that the Garth Brooks fiasco was allowed to happen'

Fianna Fáil’s biggest Garth Brooks fan* reflects on the saga that convulsed a nation.

# timmy-dooley - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?' Sell Sell Sell This post contains videos

'Why does everyone think Aer Lingus is a basket case that we've got to sell?'

Timmy Dooley says “slick PR” has created an inevitability about the Aer Lingus sale.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Why is this TD so incredibly upbeat about Fianna Fáil? Talk To Timmy This post contains videos

Why is this TD so incredibly upbeat about Fianna Fáil?

Timmy Dooley spoke to about sexy heaves, grand ideas and stagnant poll numbers today.

'I never said that': Renua's latest recruit denies trying to join Sinn Féin Switcheroo This post contains videos

'I never said that': Renua's latest recruit denies trying to join Sinn Féin

Patrick McKee has confirmed his defection from Fianna Fáil to Ireland’s newest political party.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From Business ETC Virgin: ‘Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers’ Grounded

Virgin: ‘Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers’

Ticket prices will go up and quality of service will go down, the airline believes.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 6 March, 2015

This Fianna Fáil TD chased down a hooded handbag thief in Ennis

Timmy Dooley returned the handbag to the elderly woman, who he said was “dazed” by the incident.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Where have you seen these political faces before?

They all have one place in common besides the Dáil.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 30 January, 2015

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

The planes did not enter Irish airspace but were in an area the Irish Aviation Authority has control over.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Any sale of government's Aer Lingus shares would face Dáil vote

The airline’s proposed buyer has said it will keep Aer Lingus as a separate business.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

'I find it a bit disloyal': A Labour minister is NOT happy with Simon Coveney

A Labour minister has taken a dim view of the latest round of coalition speculation.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are' Leo

'His courage will inspire many others who would like to be open about who they are'

Minister Leo Varadkar’s announcement that he is a gay man ‘won’t change his work in Government’, a fellow Minister has said.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

New RSA Chair told to 'name and shame' local authorities that fail to maintain road standards

Liz O’Donnell appeared before the Oireachtas Transport Committee today.

# timmy-dooley - Monday 4 August, 2014

Here's how many times Garth Brooks was mentioned in Leinster House last month...

Did you guess ‘between three and five times’?… Nope, higher. Much higher.

# timmy-dooley - Thursday 10 July, 2014

'Even the Mexicans are involved': TDs go from Garth to Gaza as Brooks Fatigue sets in

Mary-Lou McDonald called it “a catastrophe in motion.” (She was referring to Gaza.)

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Brooks the talk of Leinster House: GAA, Aiken & Council to be grilled over concert fiasco

Meanwhile, the Taoiseach says the Government would be criticised for overruling residents and the Council if it introduced emergency legislation…

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Fianna Fáil: Our 'Garth Brooks Bill' could be passed by tomorrow

The party’s mooted legislation change would essentially create an appeals process whereby the Council’s decision could be appealed on economic and tourism grounds.

Willie O'Dea tried to make hay while the sun shone... And the thunder rolled

All the ministers were meeting behind closed doors — a perfect time, thought Fianna Fáil, to schedule a press op.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 4 July, 2014

Leo and Phil to the rescue? Government told to get involved in Garth Brooks debacle

Fianna Fáil say Ireland’s tourism reputation is at stake.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 10 May, 2014

Pat Rabbitte thinks Mary Hanafin is like something out of Grimm's Fairy Tales

Hanafin, a former Deputy Leader of Fianna Fáil, caused a major headache for the party this week when she refused to withdraw from the local election race in Dublin.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 9 May, 2014

Fianna Fáil condemns anti-Semitic remark allegedly made by canvasser

The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland claims a canvasser made remarks regarding the former Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 25 April, 2014

Fianna Fáil has had more problems with Mary Fitzpatrick's posters

The party’s European candidate in Dublin has had a number of poster-related controversies this week.

# timmy-dooley - Friday 21 March, 2014

Phil Hogan accused of a ‘good old-fashioned gerrymander’

No surprise that the Environment Minister isn’t popular at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis which is under way in Killarney this evening.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Legislation to regulate vehicle clamping to be published early 2014

The new provisions will establish an independent appeals process.

# timmy-dooley - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Minister called on to retract 'insensitive' comments about middle-class snobbishness

“Can the Minister explain who he views as a middle-class person?” asks Timmy Dooley of Fianna Fáil.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'They were whipped into line': Committee backs appointment of Eirgrid chairman

Despite raising concerns about the appointment of John O’Connor last week, government members of the Transport and Communications committee backed his appointment today.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Committee will be asked to reject appointment of John O'Connor as Eirgrid chairman

After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.

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