Tom Neville was co-opted to Limerick County Council in 2003 replacing his father former TD Dan Neville. He was county poll topper on his first attempt in the 2004 local election with 25% of the first preference vote. Opting not to stand in the 2009 local election, Tom emigrated to Australia for four years due to the lack of work in his field due to the economic collapse. Returning he was again elected on the first count in the 2014 local elections and subsequently elected to Dáil Eireann for Limerick County on his first attempt in 2016.
Tom is: Secretary of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party; Member of Fine Gael Executive Council; Vice Chairperson of Business and Enterprise Joint Oireachtas Committee; Member of Future of Mental Health Care Joint Oireachtas Committee; Member of Children and Youth Affairs Joint Oireachtas Committee; and Member of Climate Change Joint Oireachtas Committee.
He was education in Kilfinny National School followed by Crescent College Comprehensive. His third level education includes a B. Tech in Education from University of Limerick, a Grad. Diploma in Business, also from University of Limerick. Tom also holds an MA in Music, Media & Technology from University of Limerick and a Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute. A trained actor he has had a Feature Film role as well as leading roles in Short Films.
Tom brings broad career experiences gained before his election to Dáil Eireann in 2016. Starting out as a secondary school teacher he has worked in IT Sales, Recruitment in IT/Technical Engineering/Digital Marketing/Accounting and Media.
His career has seen him work in Ireland, UK and Australia where he gained knowledge and experience of Asian economies.
News & Statements
Welcome relief for Aughinish Alumina - Neville
THE result of a vote which means US sanctions can be lifted on a major Limerick employer is “a welcome relief” to all concerned, Fine Gael TD Tom Neville has said.
More supports needed for returning emigrants - Neville
More can be done to assist returning emigrants, a Fine Gael TD has said.
New supports for self-employed in Budget – Neville
The self-employed are set to become eligible for Jobseeker’s Benefit in 2019, a Fine Gael TD has said.