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.


Daly welcomes €364,000 in funding for restoration of the Signal Tower at the Old Head of Kinsale

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly, has today (Thursday) welcomed the announcement that €364,000 in funding has been approved for the restoration of the Signal Towner at the Old Head of Kinsale, as part of the on-going development of the Wild Atlantic Way. The funding has been announced by the Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring TD.

Politics to be included as new subject at Leaving Cert - Daly

Fine Gael Cork South West TD, Jim Daly, has received confirmation from the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn TD, that he has agreed to have ‘Politics and Society’ taught as a subject at Leaving Certificate level.

Daly calls for ‘county’ votes to be counted locally for referenda

Fine Gael TD for Cork South West, Jim Daly, has written to the Cork County Sheriff, Ms. Sinead McNamara, asking for reconsideration of the current arrangement which sees county votes at referendums being hosted and counted in Cork city.

Speech on the Thirty-First Amendment of the Constitution (Children) Bill

Go raibh maith agat a Leas-Cheann Comhairle. Táim buíoch as ucht an deis labhairt san díospóireact tabhachtach seo.