Cllr Joanna Tuffy
Spokesperson on Affordable Housing, Dáil by-election candidate for Dublin Mid West

Biography

Joanna is currently a Dáil candidate for Dublin Mid-West and a Councillor on South Dublin County Council.

Political Career

  • Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection June 2012 to February 2016
  • Chair of the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement January 2012 to June 2012
  • Appointed to Oireachtas Committees on Justice,Defence and Equality and Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, June 2011
  • Re-elected to 31st Dail, secured 7,495 1st preference votes, topping the poll Feb.2011
  • First elected to the 30th Dail,May 2007
  • Elected to the Seanad on the Administrative Panel,19th July 2002.
  • Contested the General Election in Dublin Mid-West, May 2002 and 2007.
  • Elected to South Dublin County Council 1999.
  • Stepped down from the Council in September 2003. (Following the passing of legislation to ban the dual mandate of Oireachtas Member and Local Authority Members)

Occupation

  • Full time public representative
  • previously a solicitor
  • previously clerical officer, Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street, Registrations Office

Memberships

  • Member of Oireachtas Committee on Education and Social Protection June 2012 to February 2016
  • Former Member of Oireachtas Committee on Justice,Defence and Equality, June 2011 to January 2012
  • Former Member of Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, June 2011
  • South Dublin County Council 1999 - 2003
  • Joint Committee on Justice, Equality, Defence and Women's Rights 2002- 2007
  • Joint Committee on Education and Science 2002- 2007
  • Age Action Ireland
  • Former Member of Joint Oireachtas Committee Environment, Heritage and Local Government
  • Former Member of Joint Committee European Affairs
  • Former Member of All Party Committee on the Constitution

Family Background

  • One daughter Pippa

Birth Details

  • England 1965

Education

  • St Joseph's College, Lucan
  • BA Mod Hons, Trinity College, Dublin
  • (History and English)
  • Diploma Legal Studies, DIT Rathmines
  • Professional Practice Courses, Law Society, Blackhall Place, Dublin 1

Cllr Joanna TuffySpokesperson on Affordable Housing, Dáil by-election candidate for Dublin Mid West


Constituency:
Ireland - Dublin : Dublin Mid-West : Lucan
Home Address:
46A Esker Lawns
Lucan
Co. Dublin
Tel:
+353876339077
Email:
Website:
http://www.labour.ie/joannatuffy
Social:
/joannatuffylabour
@joannatuffy

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