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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 (240)

Plan needed for the aviation sector to ensure airport base closures don't become permanent - Darren O'Rourke TD15 October, 2020

Travel agents and ordinary customers still owed at least €30 million in outstanding flight refunds - Darren O’Rourke TD14 October, 2020

76 affordable electric cars won't go far between a few million people - Darren O'Rourke TD14 October, 2020

Brutal, punitive carbon tax will impact those who can least afford it - Darren O’Rourke TD13 October, 2020

8,000 waiting on home energy improvements as punitive carbon tax set to rise - Darren O’Rourke TD12 October, 2020

School transport woes continue as capacity issues remain – Darren O’Rourke TD10 October, 2020

Failure to poverty proof Climate Action Bill a serious concern - Darren O'Rourke TD and Senator Lynn Boylan7 October, 2020

Lack of airport testing could see Ireland unable to fully participate in EU traffic light system - Darren O'Rourke TD7 October, 2020

Post office network must be protected - Darren O’Rourke TD30 September, 2020

Workers and commuters need certainty over public transport funding - Darren O’Rourke TD28 September, 2020

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