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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)

Government must answer fundamental questions over travel 'red list' – Darren O’Rourke TD9 August, 2020

Ambitious and detailed climate action plan now needed - Darren O’Rourke TD31 July, 2020

Future of Aer Lingus must be secured - Darren O'Rourke TD29 July, 2020

Airports contradict Tánaiste on airport welfare data checks - Darren O’Rourke TD28 July, 2020

Taxi sector forgotten by Government during pandemic – Darren O’Rourke TD24 July, 2020

Government 'Stay and Spend' initiative regressive, unfair and an insult to those on low pay - Darren O'Rourke TD23 July, 2020

Airlines must not punish consumers for taking responsible decision - Darren O’Rourke TD22 July, 2020

Travel 'Green List' sends a contradictory and confusing message to the public - Darren O'Rourke TD21 July, 2020

Government at sea on green list proposals - Darren O’Rourke TD21 July, 2020

Ultimatum on Dublin Airport taxi permits "unrealistic and unacceptable" - Darren O'Rourke TD17 July, 2020

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