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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD


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Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire - Spokesperson on Education & Skills

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.


Leinster House: 01 618 3097
Constituency: 021 4316555

Statements (496)

Outstanding issues must be resolved to ensure the fairest Leaving Cert possible – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 May, 2021

Minister must address disrespectful late payment of special education staff – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD13 May, 2021

Minister must make good on promise of expanded Summer Provision – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD11 May, 2021

Where is the guidance on Summer Provision? - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 May, 2021

High Risk Families continue to be forgotten – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD5 May, 2021

Online Safety Bill cannot be left on the sidelines – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD4 May, 2021

Expectant parents feel cheated by "new" maternity plan - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD30 April, 2021

Legislative reform needed to ensure sexual education is inclusive for all students – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD27 April, 2021

Safeguards needed to protect students and teaching staff in Leaving Certificate 2021 Bill – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire23 April, 2021

Department of Education’s dismissive attitude towards SNAs cannot continue – Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD21 April, 2021

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