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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - Spokesperson on Children & Youth Affairs

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire is your Sinn Féin TD for Cork South Central.

From Togher, Donnchadh represents the Carrigaline-Ballincollig Municipal District on Cork County Council, having been elected on the first count in 2014 with over 2,500 first preference votes. Donnchadh is passionate about equality, and the need to tackle poverty and disadvantage in Irish society.

A Law graduate from UCC, Donnchadh is a committed Community Activist, a Scout Leader with the 5th Cork (The Lough) Scouts, a lifelong member of St. Finbarr’s Hurling and Football Club, and serves on the Board of Togher Community Association. He is Chairperson of the Arts, Culture and Languages Committee on Cork County Council.

Donnchadh has previously served as a Political Advisor to Sinn Féin TDs and Senators, and has served numerous terms on the Sinn Féin Ard Chomhairle. He was the National Organiser of Ógra Shinn Féin from 2010-12. A fluent Gaeilgeoir, he is a member of the Board of Foras na Gaeilge.

Statements (117)

Children’s Rights must be a priority in Brexit negotiations – Ó Laoghaire19 June, 2017

Ó Laoghaire expresses sympathies to Minister Katherine Zappone on the passing of her wife Ann Louise Gilligan.15 June, 2017

Lack of Túsla reviews of Foster Carers ‘alarming’ – Ó Laoghaire13 June, 2017

Local Government recommendations vindicate Sinn Fein proposals – Ó Laoghaire9 June, 2017

An Grianán Magdalene High Court decision ‘justice for survivors’ – Ó Laoghaire1 June, 2017

Audit of Child Protection Services now Required – Ó Laoghaire30 May, 2017

RTÉ investigates shows a broken, dysfunctional Child Protection system – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 May, 2017

Ó Laoghaire expresses serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in Child Protection29 May, 2017

Homeless children presenting to Garda stations ‘shameful’ – Ó Laoghaire25 May, 2017

Children’s Ombudsman report highlights Coveney’s failed policies – Ó Laoghaire23 May, 2017

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