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#Timmy Dooley

# timmy-dooley - Monday 24 February, 2020

Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations
# Seanad Elections
# Seanad Elections

Timmy Dooley among three outgoing Fianna Fáil TDs to secure Seanad nominations

Feb 24th 2020, 5:42 PM 32,125 Views 56 Comments

All three lost their Dáil seats during this month’s general election.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 21 December, 2019

'It’s nasty politics': Martin says Varadkar will run a Boris-style general election campaign
# Dirty Tricks
# Dirty Tricks

'It’s nasty politics': Martin says Varadkar will run a Boris-style general election campaign

Dec 21st 2019, 6:30 AM 13,829 Views 86 Comments

He also accused Fine Gael of ‘targeting’ Fianna Fáil members.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Why was there such a big fuss over 'Votegate' and what happens next?
# Democracy
# Democracy

Why was there such a big fuss over 'Votegate' and what happens next?

Oct 26th 2019, 7:30 AM 11,669 Views 50 Comments

There have been calls for a review of the voting system, but some TDs have said deputies simply need to follow the rules.

# timmy-dooley - Monday 21 October, 2019

Martin accepts Chambers' explanation of voting for TD who was outside Dáil chamber
# Votegate
# Votegate

Martin accepts Chambers' explanation of voting for TD who was outside Dáil chamber

Updated Oct 21st 2019, 2:55 PM 49,008 Views 139 Comments

The party’s Brexit spokesperson will not face any sanction.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 20 October, 2019

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes
# Micheál Martin
# Micheál Martin

FF leader asks Dooley and Collins to step down from frontbench pending probe into Dáil votes

Updated Oct 20th 2019, 1:20 PM 33,981 Views 100 Comments

Michéal Martin said he spoke with the deputies this morning who both agreed to cooperate fully with the Ceann Comhairle’s inquiry.

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 19 October, 2019

Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent
# Timmy Dooley
# Timmy Dooley

Ceann Comhairle orders 'urgent' probe after FF TD's Dáil votes recorded despite him being absent

Updated Oct 19th 2019, 4:26 PM 54,146 Views 118 Comments

Clare TD Timmy Dooley said a fellow party member cast a number of votes for him while he was absent from the Dáil chamber on Thursday.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan
# Rural Broadband
# Rural Broadband

Fianna Fáil says it won't bring down the government over the broadband plan

Aug 27th 2019, 4:58 PM 10,819 Views 65 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Timmy Dooley said the decision to proceed is a matter for government.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Government keen to sign broadband contract and get 'started right away'
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

Government keen to sign broadband contract and get 'started right away'

Aug 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 10,713 Views 37 Comments

Government sources state that more delays will come at further extra costs.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK
# Tensions
# Tensions

How the backstop created a back door for anti-Irish sentiment in the UK

Jul 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 34,354 Views 48 Comments

As the UK exit from the EU draws closer, the Irish government has become a frequent target of Brexiteers.

# timmy-dooley - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party
# Next Moves
# Next Moves

'We're okay thanks': Fianna Fáil TDs pour cold water on Casey's plan to join party

Updated Oct 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 65,324 Views 144 Comments

Casey said he would be “joining Fianna Fáil” and that he intended to run in Donegal.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael
# Supply And Demand
# Supply And Demand

Micheál Martin: There are 'serious deficiencies' in implementation of deal with Fine Gael

Updated Sep 4th 2018, 5:45 PM 17,417 Views 67 Comments

Timmy Dooley says the Budget needs to be agreed before any confidence and supply talks.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'To only support print journalism is bizarre': Criticism levelled at Fianna Fáil's 'Print Journalism Unit'
# Digital Journalism
# Digital Journalism

'To only support print journalism is bizarre': Criticism levelled at Fianna Fáil's 'Print Journalism Unit'

Jul 31st 2018, 6:04 PM 8,502 Views 23 Comments

Fianna Fáil has proposed to establish a Print Journalism Unit to secure the future of print journalism.

# timmy-dooley - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin
# Dispatches
# Dispatches

Calls for fines and gardaí after undercover report about Facebook moderation in Dublin

Jul 18th 2018, 10:48 AM 24,761 Views 45 Comments

Channel 4′s Dispatches programme sent a reporter to record training.

# timmy-dooley - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Salvaging the broadband plan: 'State stepping in to provide rural internet should be considered'
# Computer Says No
# Computer Says No

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

Feb 6th 2018, 1:19 PM 8,033 Views 46 Comments

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
# Charge It Up
# Charge It Up

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

Jan 1st 2018, 4:45 PM 31,543 Views 58 Comments

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
# Rewind
# Rewind

Dáil footage reuploaded to Oireachtas website after being taken down

Sep 25th 2017, 7:25 PM 31,926 Views 60 Comments

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
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

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

Apr 27th 2017, 6:07 AM 7,816 Views 42 Comments

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
# Ticket Touting
# Ticket Touting

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

Aug 21st 2016, 6:45 PM 43,504 Views 0 Comments

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
# Down The Drain
# Down The Drain

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

May 14th 2016, 2:36 PM 20,919 Views 177 Comments

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
# Timmy Dooley
# Timmy Dooley

Fianna Fáil TD says he's "grand" after attempted attack near Dáil

Mar 10th 2016, 3:07 PM 32,588 Views 77 Comments

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
# Gubu
# Gubu

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

Dec 7th 2015, 4:46 PM 33,996 Views 26 Comments

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?
# Reverse Ferret
# Reverse Ferret

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

Jul 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 58 Views 137 Comments

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
# Complex Issue
# Complex Issue

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

Jun 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 31,261 Views 115 Comments

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
# Clare
# Clare

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

Jun 19th 2015, 11:48 AM 23,827 Views 36 Comments

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...
# On The Blower
# On The Blower

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

Jun 9th 2015, 10:45 PM 27,039 Views 55 Comments

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 Dazzler
# Bobby Dazzler

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

May 26th 2015, 3:20 PM 16,217 Views 59 Comments

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
# Internal Wranglings

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

Apr 24th 2015, 1:00 PM 14,450 Views 89 Comments

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
# Garthgate

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

Apr 5th 2015, 8:15 AM 18,838 Views 50 Comments

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
# Sell Sell Sell

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

Apr 2nd 2015, 1:55 PM 21,107 Views 58 Comments

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
# Talk To Timmy

Why is this TD so incredibly upbeat about Fianna Fáil?

Mar 31st 2015, 10:00 PM 12,622 Views 46 Comments

Timmy Dooley spoke to TheJournal.ie 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
# Switcheroo

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

Mar 31st 2015, 6:25 PM 27,339 Views 62 Comments

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

# timmy-dooley - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Virgin: 'Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers'
# Grounded
# Grounded

Virgin: 'Selling Aer Lingus will be bad news for customers'

Mar 21st 2015, 11:02 AM 11,908 Views 18 Comments

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
# Dooley To The Rescue
# Dooley To The Rescue

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

Mar 6th 2015, 3:06 PM 15,739 Views 74 Comments

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?
# The Scenic Route
# The Scenic Route

Where have you seen these political faces before?

Mar 1st 2015, 6:15 PM 19,056 Views 39 Comments

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
# Cold War Tactics?
# Cold War Tactics?

Russian bomber airplanes flew past the west coast of Ireland

Jan 30th 2015, 5:12 PM 36,397 Views 234 Comments

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
# Boeing Boeing...
# Boeing Boeing...

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

Jan 28th 2015, 5:35 PM 34,154 Views 147 Comments

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
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

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

Jan 20th 2015, 2:25 PM 17,676 Views 105 Comments

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
# Leo

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

Jan 18th 2015, 2:22 PM 28,456 Views 127 Comments

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
# Liz O'donnell

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

Nov 11th 2014, 1:51 PM 10,789 Views 46 Comments

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...
# On The Record
# On The Record

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

Aug 4th 2014, 9:45 AM 10,746 Views 23 Comments

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

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