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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 (163)

Tuam report must spur Government to action – Ó Laoghaire8 July, 2017

Miserly Pay for Childcare Workers must end – Ó Laoghaire5 July, 2017

Questions hang over Ministers reluctance to publish reports on Oberstown Detention Centre – Ó Laoghaire5 July, 2017

Minister Zappone’s Child Protection services review inadequate; we need a fully independent audit – Ó Laoghaire4 July, 2017

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD welcomes move from Túsla to review Section 13 emergency care orders2 July, 2017

Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD urges parents to be cautious of new Snapchat feature.28 June, 2017

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

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