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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 (223)

Government claim that people will be shielded from impact of carbon tax hikes 'doesn't stand up' – Darren O’Rourke TD14 October, 2021

Radical action needed to shield people from crippling energy costs – Darren O’Rourke TD6 October, 2021

Repeated relaunching of transport projects ‘political theatre’ – Darren O’Rourke TD4 October, 2021

People power can save Navan Hospital services – Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O'Rourke TD30 September, 2021

Government’s red carpet rollout for data centres risks the lights going out – Darren O’Rourke TD29 September, 2021

National Cyber Security Centre under-resourced and over-tasked - Darren O’Rourke TD22 September, 2021

Recruitment crisis in haulage and bus sectors needs urgent attention – Darren O’Rourke TD21 September, 2021

Sinn Féin seek assurances on MetroLink and DART+ projects - Darren O’Rourke TD20 September, 2021

Thomas Ashe lecture to focus on the defining issue of our era; the climate emergency - Darren O'Rourke TD13 September, 2021

105,000 waiting for driving test, as Minister fails to deliver extra testers - Darren O’Rourke TD2 September, 2021

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