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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)

Comprehensive airport testing regime must accompany travel 'Green List' - Darren O'Rourke TD17 July, 2020

Government travel advice "incoherent, contradictory and confused" - Darren O'Rourke TD15 July, 2020

New Minister must listen to communities' concerns over north-south interconnector – Darren O’Rourke TD15 July, 2020

Reckless to permit international arrivals without Covid-19 checks - Darren O'Rourke TD13 July, 2020

US flights pose serious health concerns - Darren O'Rourke TD11 July, 2020

Health warning needed on flight advertisements - Darren O’Rourke TD10 July, 2020

Climate justice must be at the heart of this government’s approach to reducing carbon emissions – Darren O’Rourke TD8 July, 2020

Clarity on extending international travel restrictions welcome but processes must be tightened – Darren O’Rourke TD6 July, 2020

Support for transport operators must be included in July stimulus – Darren O’Rourke TD3 July, 2020

Conflicting commentary on foreign travel needs to be clarified – Darren O’Rourke TD30 June, 2020

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