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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 (327)

Government and Regulator must end energy market chaos and ensure that Ireland is in line with rest of Europe – Darren O’Rourke TD20 September, 2023

Record breaking profits of energy companies are an insult to hard-pressed businesses and families - Darren O’Rourke TD19 September, 2023

Sinn Féin launch legislation to ensure energy companies are regulated fairly – Darren O’Rourke TD and Senator Lynn Boylan15 September, 2023

Public Participation Networks have a key role to pay in delivering a just transition – Darren O Rourke TD7 September, 2023

Government must act urgently to ensure energy company hedging strategies are transparent and accountable – Darren O’Rourke TD1 September, 2023

Electricity prices must come down to reflect lowest wholesale price in two years - Darren O’Rourke TD22 August, 2023

New entrant to energy market must herald step-change in price regulation - Darren O’Rourke TD21 August, 2023

Government must not continue to ignore repeated warnings from Climate Change Advisory Council - Darren O'Rourke TD25 July, 2023

EPA report shows government continues to miss every climate target that matters - Darren O’Rourke TD14 July, 2023

Spike in arrears and disconnection figures ‘a direct result of Government inaction on rip-off energy costs’ - Darren O’Rourke TD13 July, 2023

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