Jim Daly TD

Jim was elected to the Dail for the Cork South-West Constituency at the 2011 General Election. He was first elected to Cork County Council in 2004 and was re-elected in 2009, topping the poll in the Skibbereen electoral area. He was also elected Mayor of County Cork in 2010. A native of Drinagh, Co. Cork, Jim is one of eleven children. He is married to Virge and father to four sons.

A qualified primary school teacher, Jim was principal of the Gaelscoil in Skibbereen from 2002 to 2005 and has a particular interest in special needs education.


Wild Atlantic Way passport on the horizon - Daly

The Wild Atlantic Way (WAW) is to get a further boost next year after Fáilte Ireland confirmed to Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, that it will consider implementing a WAW "passport" in next year’s work programme.

Fianna Fáil misleading commuters in relation to bus service - Daly

“Fianna Fáil are completely misguided in their attempts to block the opening up of 10% of bus routes to competition and they are misleading the public,” says Jim Daly Fine Gael TD for Cork South West.

Routes, not debt relief, will secure the future of Cork Airport - Daly

“Developing new routes to Germany, Scandinavia, northern Italy and France would provide a sustainable future for Cork Airport and boost tourism in Cork,” says Jim Daly, Fine Gael TD for Cork South West.

Beijing dairy seminar to benefit Irish farmers - Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has said that a dairy seminar being held today (Tuesday) in Beijing will be of huge benefit to Irish farmers.