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.


Strong growth figures show the need to secure the recovery - Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has said today (Wednesday) the latest Central Bank growth projections reflect the economic recovery and the priority now is to secure the recovery.

Strong growth figures show the need to secure the recovery - Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West Jim Daly has said today (Wednesday) the latest Central Bank growth projections reflect the economic recovery and the priority now is to secure the recovery.

Confirmation of revised building regulations imminent - Daly

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has received confirmation from the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Alan Kelly TD, that he will clarify any measures to be applied to the Building Control Regulations in the coming weeks. Minister Kelly also confirmed to Deputy Daly that local councils will be given powers to reduce development charges on existing planning permissions to make them more viable to go to construction.

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.