September 2002 – May 2007
9 March 1965 |
|Political party||Labour Party|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin,
Dublin Institute of Technology
She was elected to South Dublin County Council for the Lucan area in 1999 and served until 2003. At the 2002 general election she unsuccessfully stood for election to Dáil Éireann for Dublin Mid–West. She was subsequently elected to the 22nd Seanad Éireann by the Administrative Panel. She elected to Dáil Éireann for the first time at the 2007 general election.
Her father is Eamon Tuffy, a Labour Party councillor for Lucan, he was co-opted to replace her in 2003.
In September 2013, Tuffy publicly disagreed with the official Labour Party position supporting the abolition of the Seanad during the referendum campaign. She argued that it had played a key role in the past and could do so in the future.
- "Ms. Joanna Tuffy". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
- "Joanna Tuffy". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
- "Labour's deal with FG was opposed by second TD". The Belfast Telegraph. 8 March 2011.
- "Joanna Tuffy: Seanad's proud past has potential for fruitful future". Irish Independent. 17 September 2013.
Seat added to constituency
|Labour Party Teachta Dála for Dublin Mid–West