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Graham Doyle

From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Graham Doyle has been assigned responsibility as Secretary General of the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.

Under the Public Service Management Act 1997 (No.27 of 1977), the Secretary General of the Department has the following responsibilities:

  • managing the business generally of the Department
  • implementing Government policies appropriate to the Department
  • monitoring Government policies that affect the Department
  • delivering outputs as determined by the Minister
  • providing policy advice to the Minister on all matters within the remit of the Department
  • preparing Statements of Strategy for submission to the Minister
  • providing progress reports to the Minister on the implementation of the Statement of Strategy
  • ensuring proper use of resources and the provision of cost-effective public services
  • preparing an outline of how specific responsibilities are to be assigned to other officers down through the Department
  • managing matters relating to appointments, performance, discipline and dismissal of civil servants below the grade of Principal or its equivalent

Section 4(1) of the Public Service Management Act empowers the Secretary General to assign to other officers of the Department (or grade or grades of officer) responsibility for the performance of his or her functions.

Graham Doyle has the responsibility of implementing the Department's mission and high level goals.

Mission Statement

To ensure that the transport, tourism and sport sectors make the greatest possible contribution to economic recovery, fiscal consolidation, job creation and social development.