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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 (310)

Clarity on strategy and support needed to realise green hydrogen opportunity - Darren O'Rourke TD21 February, 2023

Government facilitating obscene energy company profits - Darren O'Rourke TD16 February, 2023

Repeated failure to meet rural bus investment target unacceptable - Darren O’Rourke TD8 February, 2023

Sinn Féin publishes legislation to regulate electricity and gas standing charges - O’Rourke, Cronin & Boylan12 January, 2023

Taxpayer left on hook for €32m for underused toll roads - Darren O’Rourke TD11 January, 2023

Shallow retrofits fall by 88% over the last decade - Darren O’Rourke TD10 January, 2023

Change of approach needed to meet 2030 targets - Darren O’Rourke TD21 December, 2022

Sinn Féin bill seeks to cut the cost of producing renewable energy here - Darren O’Rourke TD, Réada Cronin TD, Senator Lynn Boylan14 December, 2022

Sinn Féin launches Energy Cost survey – Senator Lynn Boylan & Darren O’Rourke TD9 December, 2022

Sinn Féin launch proposals for ‘Ciste Beithe’ - a dedicated Public Park and Woodland Fund - Darren O’Rourke TD and Senator Lynn Boylan6 December, 2022

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