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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)

Decade of energy policy failure will add to winter pressures – Darren O'Rourke TD7 September, 2022

Committee hearing confirms spectacular mismanagement of electricity system – Darren O’Rourke TD30 August, 2022

Minister for Education must come before Oireachtas Committee urgently to solve School Transport Crisis - Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD and Darren O’Rourke TD30 August, 2022

Regulator’s proposals to protect households from crippling energy costs do not go far enough – Darren O’Rourke TD, Senator Lynn Boylan26 August, 2022

Minister Foley missing in action as school transport crisis worsens – Darren O’Rourke TD26 August, 2022

Oireachtas Climate Committee agrees to hold urgent meeting on winter energy crisis – Darren O’Rourke TD24 August, 2022

CRU, EirGrid and Minister Ryan must urgently appear before Climate Committee – Darren O’Rourke TD23 August, 2022

Households should not be charged more due to electricity capacity constraints – Darren O’Rourke TD19 August, 2022

Sinn Féin call for extra capacity on School Transport Scheme – Darren O’Rourke TD19 August, 2022

Imminent closure of Navan A&E must be stopped - Johnny Guirke TD and Darren O'Rourke TD16 August, 2022

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