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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 (88)

Future of Aer Lingus must be secured - Darren O'Rourke TD29 July, 2020

Airports contradict Tánaiste on airport welfare data checks - Darren O’Rourke TD28 July, 2020

Taxi sector forgotten by Government during pandemic – Darren O’Rourke TD24 July, 2020

Government 'Stay and Spend' initiative regressive, unfair and an insult to those on low pay - Darren O'Rourke TD23 July, 2020

Airlines must not punish consumers for taking responsible decision - Darren O’Rourke TD22 July, 2020

Travel 'Green List' sends a contradictory and confusing message to the public - Darren O'Rourke TD21 July, 2020

Government at sea on green list proposals - Darren O’Rourke TD21 July, 2020

Ultimatum on Dublin Airport taxi permits "unrealistic and unacceptable" - Darren O'Rourke TD17 July, 2020

Comprehensive airport testing regime must accompany travel 'Green List' - Darren O'Rourke TD17 July, 2020

Government travel advice "incoherent, contradictory and confused" - Darren O'Rourke TD15 July, 2020

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