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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)

Supports for taxi drivers must be put in place – Darren O’Rourke TD19 November, 2021

Scale and pace of transport plans at odds with climate obligations – Darren O’Rourke TD17 November, 2021

Ambition lacking as key transport projects delayed again - Darren O’Rourke TD9 November, 2021

Minister must act on driving licence judgment - Darren O’Rourke TD5 November, 2021

Climate Action Plan ‘high on rhetoric, short on detail and void of leadership’ – Darren O’Rourke TD4 November, 2021

Sinn Féin committed to COP26 objectives – Darren O’Rourke TD1 November, 2021

Community Wealth Building can play key climate action role - Darren O’Rourke TD28 October, 2021

Poor procurement standards in Department of Transport exposed by C&AG report – Darren O’Rourke TD22 October, 2021

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

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