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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 (231)

‘Dopesick’ Bill would shine light on pharmaceutical payments - Darren O’Rourke TD, David Cullinane TD and Seán Crowe TD1 February, 2022

Significant untapped potential in community-led climate action – Darren O’Rourke TD21 January, 2022

Ireland should lead from the front on green hydrogen - Darren O’Rourke TD19 January, 2022

Sinn Féin launch Hydrogen Strategy Bill 2021 - Darren O’Rourke TD30 December, 2021

Government cycling and walking rhetoric must turn to delivery in 2022 - Darren O'Rourke TD29 December, 2021

Action must follow ambition to protect vulnerable road users - Darren O’Rourke TD14 December, 2021

Government position on TRIPS vaccine waiver ‘shameful’ – Darren O’Rourke TD9 December, 2021

Climate Council criticism 'exposes lack of action behind wall of climate rhetoric' – Darren O’Rourke TD8 December, 2021

Taxi drivers must have access to reintroduced PUP - Darren O’Rourke TD4 December, 2021

Government engagement needed to address hauliers’ concerns – Darren O’Rourke TD24 November, 2021

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