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Darren O Rourke TD


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Darren O’Rourke TD was elected to the 33rd Dáil in February 2020.

From 2014 to 2020, Darren served as a Councillor on Meath County Council for the Ashbourne Local Electoral Area.

Darren previously worked as a Political Advisor to Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy, as Policy Advisor in Leinster House and as a Laboratory Scientist in Drogheda and in Dublin.

He holds a BSc in Biomedical Science, Masters degrees in Molecular Pathology and in Leadership & Management and is currently completing a PhD in Health Service Reform on a part-time basis.

Darren enjoys sports and outdoor pursuits. He is a member of Tara Athletics Club and Mountaineering Ireland. He lives with his wife and young son in Tara, in County Meath.

Statements (296)

IPCC report warns of catastrophic impact of global heating rapidly becoming an inevitability unless urgent action is taken - Darren O'Rourke TD20 March, 2023

Report echoes Sinn Féin's call for retrofit plan overhaul – Darren O’Rourke TD15 March, 2023

Other councils should follow Meath 'Library Climate Collection' example - Darren O'Rourke TD9 March, 2023

Obvious solutions to Dublin Airport drone chaos but Eamon Ryan asleep at the wheel - Darren O’Rourke TD3 March, 2023

Energy companies must pass on savings to customers - Darren O’Rourke TD28 February, 2023

Government 'true to form' with cut to Just Transition Fund - Darren O'Rourke TD21 February, 2023

Clarity on strategy and support needed to realise green hydrogen opportunity - Darren O'Rourke TD21 February, 2023

Government facilitating obscene energy company profits - Darren O'Rourke TD16 February, 2023

Repeated failure to meet rural bus investment target unacceptable - Darren O’Rourke TD8 February, 2023

Sinn Féin publishes legislation to regulate electricity and gas standing charges - O’Rourke, Cronin & Boylan12 January, 2023

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