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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 (309)

Offshore auction results reflect ongoing, systemic and concerning problems - Darren O’Rourke TD11 May, 2023

Sinn Féin introduce Bill to give power to CRU to regulate standing charges - Darren O’Rourke TD, Réada Cronin TD, Senator Lynn Boylan11 May, 2023

Weak mandate and inadequate resourcing of regulator leaves households exposed to rip-off energy bills - Darren O’Rourke TD9 May, 2023

Government must intervene to reduce rip-off energy bills - Darren O'Rourke TD2 May, 2023

Government allowing energy companies 'run roughshod' over ordinary people - Darren O’Rourke TD27 April, 2023

Government must urgently introduce measures to reduce energy prices - Darren O’Rourke TD25 April, 2023

Brown bin charges and waste collection price hikes totally counterproductive - Darren O’Rourke TD21 April, 2023

Government must change tack on wholly inadequate energy windfall tax as estimates of proceeds plummet - Darren O’Rourke TD18 April, 2023

Government must act on recommendations from Citizens' Assembly on Biodiversity Loss - Darren O’Rourke TD5 April, 2023

Minister must address chilling effect of solar VAT announcement - Darren O’Rourke TD4 April, 2023

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