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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 (311)

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

Electricity system alerts require immediate government attention - Darren O’Rourke TD10 August, 2022

Minister and Utility Regulator must address delay in payments to microgenerators - Darren O’Rourke TD3 August, 2022

Ambitious measures needed to empower sectors and communities to deliver emissions reductions - Darren O'Rourke TD28 July, 2022

Sinn Féin publish Energy Poverty Strategy Bill to help people hit by high energy costs – Darren O’Rourke TD, Claire Kerrane TD and Senator Lynn Boylan26 July, 2022

Alarming increase in energy sector emissions necessitates major acceleration in offshore delivery - Darren O’Rourke TD21 July, 2022

Fine Gael must clarify dealings with Uber in light of recent promotion of ride-sharing app - Darren O’Rourke TD11 July, 2022

Scandalous decision to redirect funding from retrofitting to fund new fossil fuel infrastructure - Darren O’Rourke TD6 July, 2022

Minister for Transport must explain the quadrupling of MetroLink cost - Darren O'Rourke TD5 July, 2022

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